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6/21/2011 01:12 PM EDT
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yalanand
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yalanand   7/5/2011 9:00:04 AM
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@peter, Are you saying silicon-germanium manufacturing is not possible in Taiwanese fabs ?

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GREAT-Terry   6/24/2011 5:33:48 AM
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A walkie-talkie chipset! Company from Chongqing! These all makes me feel the part is designed for military use. It then make sense that the Chinese company give up the large IBM and cross-strait Taiwan.

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KB3001   6/22/2011 7:27:57 AM
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I second that.

HANKFAB68
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HANKFAB68   6/22/2011 3:21:54 AM
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Wow, they could afford the cost by asking the wafer production in US.

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wilber_xbox   6/21/2011 5:31:05 PM
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true. We do not know the details of why they chose Tower in US rather than other companies in either US or Asia.

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resistion   6/21/2011 4:47:49 PM
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But tsmc also has 0.35 um bicmos with sige, is it that bad? Cross-strait has ups and downs. Right now there is heavy attention on who is involved with China.

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bmws88   6/21/2011 3:17:43 PM
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SiGe BiCMOS. Other choice is IBM?

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Peter Clarke   6/21/2011 2:13:45 PM
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Several Chinese fabless chip companies use TSMC so I think the decision is more about technology than politics.

resistion
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resistion   6/21/2011 1:58:00 PM
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It's cross-strait.

Peter Clarke
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Peter Clarke   6/21/2011 1:49:21 PM
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@resistion because?

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