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The European Commission has approved SK Hynix’s acquisition of Intel’s NAND flash and solid-state drive businesses, bringing the Korean semiconductor biz one step closer to officially closing the $9bn takeover. The deadline for the European regulators to decide on the merger passed this week with no issues, and SK Hynix also …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge
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    "build a total of six fabs in Arizona"

    Great idea there. Arizona is the driest state of the USA. Great choice to place six plants that use millions of gallons of water every day.

    I can't even begin to image the amount of tax you're not going to pay.

    1. A.P. Veening Silver badge

      Re: "build a total of six fabs in Arizona"

      Great idea there. Arizona is the driest state of the USA. Great choice to place six plants that use millions of gallons of water every day.

      Good incentive to re-use the water after proper treatment. As for energy, solar power should do nicely there.

    2. Sparkus

      new word

      recycle, as in the many millions of gallons of water you worry about will be cleaned, filtered, and reused.

      Any other objections?

  2. Kev99 Silver badge

    I know of several areas in Ohio that high unemployment, beaucoup water resources, near major transportation hubs, and LOW wage requirements.

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