Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.
Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.
CNET went to Intel's research hub in Hillsboro, Ore., and GlobalFoundries' factory in Malta, N.Y., to see the facilities developing tomorrow's chips. Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, has spent more than $25 billion building up six campuses in Oregon. GlobalFoundries, owned by the government of Abu Dhabi's investment arm, spent $10 billion creating its new Malta facility.
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