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Semiconductor growth meager: Gartner

LESSER EXPECTATIONS:After underperforming this year, the semiconductor industry should do better next year on higher demand for PCs and higher DRAM chip prices

By Lisa Wang  /  Staff reporter

Samsung is Apple’s sole supplier of chips used in iPhones.

“Apple should consider using pure play foundries as well some day,” Wang said.

If that happens, Taiwanese contract chipmakers will be the beneficiaries, he said.

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