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Samsung Lengthens Chip Sales Lead Over Intel

LAS VEGAS — Samsung Electronics lengthened its lead in semiconductor sales over second-ranked Intel in the first quarter, thanks to a continued boom in the memory market, according to market research firm IC Insights. With $18.6 billion in chip sales in the first quarter, Samsung outsold Intel by 23 percent, IC Insights said. By comparison,…

Samsung’s Recent Title As World’s Largest Semiconductor Manufacturer After Beating Intel Will Be Short Lived Believe Analysts

The electronic components industry is a rapidly changing.  After 2017 spearheaded growth, 2018 is turning out as a year which unsettles giants. In the wake of the smartphone industry, the semiconductor industry also displayed some interesting trends this week. IHS Markit released its 2017 data for it, confirming that Samsung had indeed crossed Intel as…