The 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show

By Bloomberg - 2013-01-10T18:25:11Z

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Bill Clinton

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks during a Samsung keynote address.

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's second-largest semiconductor maker, showed off a speedier and more powerful processor, seeking a bigger stake of the surging smartphone market.

The company will begin selling a chip that has eight processors built into the same piece of silicon, Stephen Woo, president of Samsung's System LSI unit, said at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 9.