Why I think Intel is restarting its foundry business?

With coverage on Intel’s history in semiconductor manufacturing, the competition with TSMC and Samsung, and potential threats of IDM 2.0

Shocker! Intel restarts the foundry business.

New CEO of Intel — Pat Gelsinger
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The background

The current market

Market share of different semiconductor foundry companies
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Why did it all go downhill?

Intel foundry business was drying.

IDM 2.0? What’s up Intel?

The pros and cons of IDM 2.0

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It should not focus on insane cost shredding in terms of manpower. Let us hope Intel sees a ray of hope.

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