Who Ruled the Semiconductor Market in 2011?

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This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics across the investing world.

No doubt about it... technology is playing an increasingly important role in our everyday lives, and investors who understand that trend stand to benefit big-time. And perhaps no industry lies more at the center of this trend than the semiconductor industry, which should grow into a $300 billion industry soon. With so much at stake, the companies in this industry fight tooth and nail for market share. Recently, the latest figures for market share in this cutthroat industry were released. Find out who the winners and losers were in the semi market in 2012.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Intel, and Qualcomm.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple and Intel. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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