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IBM can't give away its chip business: report


Re: times have changed

>Says a lot about the success of makers of alternative chippery.

No it says even with lots of automation as found in IBM's Fishkill fab (been there, pretty impressive) making chips in the first world (which IBM does more than most) is not really competitive with 3rd world child and slave labor still. Can thank Congress (at least in US) partially for that.

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