Here's another category where Apple and Samsung go head to head: chip buying. And Apple's dominance is expanding rapidly.
Rip off the plastic, metal, and glass on any consumer device, and it's pretty much all chips. And if you're the No. 1 buyer of those chips, as Apple is, that means you hold a lot of sway over global chip manufacturing.
More sway than chip kingpin Samsung (which Apple, ironically, buys lots of chips from).
"It's well known that Apple has already conquered the smartphone and tablet segments -- but behind the scenes the … Read more