In the tech world, integration can turn partners into competitors, and the Korean manufacturer could realistically abandon Google's mobile platform.
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Spreadtrum Communications is a leading supplier to Apple's rivals in the smartphone market. Buy this stock if you think competitors will continue to gain market share.
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The Dow ends with a 34-point gain. Crude oil tops $91. Gold and silver rise. Verizon will sell iPhones in February. Supervalu profit slumps on pressure from Wal-Mart and Target.
The communications giant manages to top expectations, but its earnings aren't exactly inspiring.
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