Samsung Overtakes HP as the World's Largest Tech Firm

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) has lost its crown as the world's largest tech company based on revenue. Samsung posted 2009 sales of $117 billion, about $3 billion more than HP for the last fiscal year. According to the Financial Times, Samsung "is expected to surpass its US rival again this year – its 2010 sales are forecast at $127bn, compared with $120bn from HP."