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Samsung overtook Intel as top chip seller in 2021

Memory business boosts South Korean giant as product makers stockpile

Samsung Electronic's semiconductor revenue surged 31.6% in 2021. (Photo courtesy of the company)

TOKYO -- Samsung Electronics surpassed Intel to become the leading chipmaker by revenue last year, according to industry data released Wednesday, thanks to a powerful lift from its memory business.

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