Make a Mobile Comeback
Make a Mobile Comeback
Samsung was slow to develop smartphones, but when it finally launched its flagship Galaxy S model on the Android platform, it sold more than 10 million units around the world in 2010, trouncing expectations and positioning Samsung to overtake Nokia-Siemens as the world's global mobile leader. A bonus: Since it's also a top maker of the DRAM chips inside, soaring mobile-phone sales give the company a double pop.

Last updated July 20 2011: 6:44 AM ET
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Which companies have the best reputations? Apple tops the list for the third year in a row. Who else made the top 50 this year?