Samsung Overtakes Apple as World’s Biggest Smartphone Seller

Samsung Overtakes Apple as World’s Biggest Smartphone Seller

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A Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S smartphone, left, and an Apple Inc. iPhone 4 are arranged for a photograph at an electronics store in Seoul. Samsung Electronics Co. overtook Apple Inc. in the last quarter to become the world’s largest smartphone vendor amid a widening technology and legal battle between the two companies.