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    Electronics
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  • HQ Country
    South Korea
  • Website
    www.samsung.com

In January, Samsung posted a decline in quarterly profits — a portion of which was due to $745 million worth of employee bonuses — after reporting record earnings in the last two years that catapulted it past Apple as the world’s most profitable phone maker. Samsung’s success has been driven largely by its Galaxy and Note devices, which stand apart from competitors because of their large screens.

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