Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 4 / 4
paul.delamusica
User Rank
Author
re: Intel opens China fab
paul.delamusica   10/26/2010 7:04:18 PM
NO RATINGS
Yeah, last time when FDR refused to sell them the scrap iron, they retaliated by bombing the Pearl Harber. Wonder what their response would be this time.

paul.delamusica
User Rank
Author
re: Intel opens China fab
paul.delamusica   10/26/2010 6:49:17 PM
NO RATINGS
Japan's dream to dominate the electric car business might be finished if nobody sells them the material. Can US car makers capitalize on this opening? You can't make people sell things they don't want to sell, unless you send in the Japanese Imperial Army. The Chinese remember that very well.

EdKorczynski
User Rank
Author
re: Intel opens China fab
EdKorczynski   10/26/2010 6:07:57 PM
NO RATINGS
No mistake, Intel wants the P.R.C. to have 65nm SiON CMOS logic manufacturing (of course, it's now leaking like a sieve from TSMC, too). Indeed, some companies will lose competitive advantage, but not Intel with 32nm HKMG CMOS. Recall that the P.R.C. has invested heavily over many years to develop and own IP-clean MIPS clone designs (Ref: "Godson"/"Loongson" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loongson) that create 1.2 GHz 64bit multicore DDR3-compatible chips in 65nm ST fabs today. Think it through...

bmws88
User Rank
Author
re: Intel opens China fab
bmws88   10/26/2010 6:00:04 PM
NO RATINGS
Maybe a de facto monopoly? Even though I think it is silly and childish for the Chinese government to tie rare earth to every tiny little dispute with Japan, the fact China has only 1/3 of the world rare earth reserve almost certainly does not make it a monopoly. The US decided it was too expensive and dirty to produce rare early and left the job completely to China. I'd call that stupid.

liujie721
User Rank
Author
re: Intel opens China fab
liujie721   10/26/2010 5:48:59 PM
NO RATINGS
The fab in China is not Intel's latest technique. it is 65 nm, which is behind Intel's 45 nm and 32 nm released in market

Kaiser Silicon
User Rank
Author
re: Intel opens China fab
Kaiser Silicon   10/26/2010 5:15:11 PM
NO RATINGS
Building this fab was a mistake. The chinese will steal the technology, and Intel will lose its competitive advantage. Penny wise. Pound foolish.

halarpd
User Rank
Author
re: Intel opens China fab
halarpd   10/26/2010 4:16:05 PM
NO RATINGS
I can not believe that Intel continues to invest in Fab in China. A day will come that China will close the fab and will not allow shipment of semiconductors out of the country, just look at the recent development. China has monopoly in rare metal and they threatened to stop shipment to Japan recently.

<<   <   Page 4 / 4


Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...