back to article As chip sales slump, inflation makes the price of Samsung's Texas fab blow out

Semiconductor foundry operators including TSMC, Samsung, and Intel have collectively announced well in excess of a $100 billion in new factory projects across the US, but chipmakers could end up paying far more than due to rising inflation. Reuters, citing multiple unamed sources, reports that Samsung's Texan foundry in the …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    End in tears

    It’s all going to end in years - and no-one will be happy as budgets are blown by inept strategies and way-off costs.

    Governments, companies, taxpayers, customers, employees. Heads will roll, stuff will get canned.

    Hey… maybe Brexit UK not having *any* strategy might be right after all…. :-)

  2. Claptrap314 Silver badge


    So maybe inflation is just a teensy bit more than 7%, then...

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