For all the bad blood over smartphones, a coziness remains when it comes to Samsung-made chips, says the chief of VLSI Research. "Apple has been ... learned how to work that relationship."
Brian Krzanich, a senior vice president at Intel in charge of manufacturing, talks about the future of Intel manufacturing and chips.
Apple could turn upstate New York into a global chipmaking hot spot if its rumored discussions with Globalfoundries bear fruit.
CNET details the pluses and minuses for some candidates, including Intel Chief Operating Officer Brian Krzanich and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger.
Brian Krzanich's appointment to the top job may mean bigger chip manufacturing deals -- with Apple, for instance -- but watch closely for subtle shifts, too.
Low utilization rates at Intel factories are a sign of bad times for the PC industry.
The single most important internal component for the iPhone and iPad is already manufactured in the U.S.
Using prefabricated modules, 200 workers construct a 30-story building in China's Hunan Province in a little more than two weeks.
CEO Mark Durcan tells CNET that the company will start providing samples of the advanced memory technology to customers in the first quarter of 2014.
Simply put, the chipmaker is a U.S. based manufacturing colossus, as this quick overview of its operations should make clear.