While sluggish PC sales have socked Intel's (NAS: INTC) results, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYS: TSM) , the world's largest contract manufacturer of processors, is enjoying a banner year thanks to rising interest in smart mobile devices. October sales rose 32%, building on strength revealed in the company's third-quarter report.
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