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C VanDorne
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re: On Semi, Qualcomm, Infineon shine in chip rankings
C VanDorne   4/6/2012 5:56:13 PM
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Go USA! We're well represented on the second chart.

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re: On Semi, Qualcomm, Infineon shine in chip rankings
PV-Geek   4/7/2012 12:33:51 AM
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Yes it's good to see the US growing. I am sure it is painful to Europe and Japan who are shrinking.

agk
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re: On Semi, Qualcomm, Infineon shine in chip rankings
agk   4/9/2012 9:08:23 AM
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But if we see sales volumes, next to Intel, Samsung and TSMC comes in.So the competition is international. At any point of time USA,Japan,Taiwan,South Korea,Europe will be growing and contributing.

GREAT-Terry
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re: On Semi, Qualcomm, Infineon shine in chip rankings
GREAT-Terry   4/9/2012 10:43:00 AM
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Intel is still the biggest in sales which is still significant in both economy and technology. It is true that Samsung and TSMC are next to Intel but technologically they can't be compared. I still believe US has to keep on investing more on technology in order to keep the leadership role in the world economy.

microe
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re: On Semi, Qualcomm, Infineon shine in chip rankings
microe   4/9/2012 8:36:40 PM
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like it or not, that seems to be the trend

joshxdr
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re: On Semi, Qualcomm, Infineon shine in chip rankings
joshxdr   4/10/2012 3:39:09 AM
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Samsung has GROWTH in spite of a large % of their business is DRAM and flash. We all know that memory is cyclical. If you can do this well at the bottom of the cycle, it means you will MAKE BANK at the top of the cycle. Samsung is destroying rival electronics companies (Sony, Panasonic, etc) and cell phone makers (Motorola, Nokia, etc), so a big part of their semi success is due to the success of their internal customers. Perhaps this sets a ceiling on how well they can perform as a semi company?

A_nonymous
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re: On Semi, Qualcomm, Infineon shine in chip rankings
A_nonymous   4/10/2012 10:07:28 AM
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In the first table, what does O-S-D stand for ?



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