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9. Qualcomm
Qualcomm
Fortune 500 rank: 244

Demand for 3G networks helped increase the mobile chipmaker's sales 25.6% to $11.1 billion. But profits fell 4.3% to $3.2 billion, and Qualcomm expects a recession-driven decline in demand for mobile phones to affect the company's performance in 2009.

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Last updated April 29 2009: 1:31 PM ET
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