Samsung Rings Up Sales
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
NPR's business news starts with Samsung ringing up sales.
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INSKEEP: Samsung said this morning its first quarter profit is at a record high - net profit surged 42 percent. The company has now seen six straight quarters of growth, thanks to strong smartphone sales. Tomorrow, it's launching a new smartphone in the United States - the Galaxy S4 - which is aimed at taking on Apple's iPhone.
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