For Intel, China looms large

With Beijing as IDF venue and plans to build a wafer fab, chipmaker signals importance it places on the booming Asian nation.

CNET News staff
2 min read
With Beijing as the venue for this week's Intel Developer Forum, and with plans to build a wafer fab, the chipmaker signals the importance it places on the booming Asian nation.

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previous coverage

Intel to produce chips in China

The chipmaker has labs and testing facilities in China. In a few years, it will make chips there too.
March 25, 2007