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Intel moves 2 contract manufacturing business + native USB3.0

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http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20101101PD212.html

Intel recently notified its partner about its latest platform Chief River that adopts 22nm Ivy Bridge processors with native support of USB 3.0, according to sources from motherboard makers.

As Intel is set to release its Huron River platform at CES 2011 along with notebook brands showcasing their related models, the company is also in preparing the new Chief River platform aiming for mass production in September 2011 and a public announcement in January 2012...

No USB3.0 on the MBA until at least 2012, Steve-O was correct!

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/01/business/01chip.html?_r=2&src=busln

Intel, for the first time, has agreed to manufacture another company’s chips at its most advanced factories. The move thrusts Intel, the largest and wealthiest chip maker, into the contract manufacturing business dominated by Taiwanese and Chinese companies.

Starting next year, Intel will make chips for Achronix Semiconductor, a small company based in Silicon Valley that designs a specialized type of microprocessor used to accelerate computing tasks like shuttling network traffic and encrypting data...

^not really interesting, imo.

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Meh, I think this news gets a collective yawn from most of the computing world. While I would like to have USB 3, it's only because I have some devices in that could leverage the interface. Most people don't though and probably don't really care if USB 3 comes or not.

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