News Intel Foundry Services Lands MediaTek as a 16nm Customer

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I think most chip companies may dip their toes into Intel's fab at some point in time to assess if there are issues with the partnership and the fab. The reason why TSMC is thriving is simply the lack of competition in the cutting edge node space. So I think it is good to have another prominent company stepping in as an alternative. Having all their eggs in 1 basket means they are at the mercy of TSMC charging them whatever they like, and also the risk of supply disruption for whatever reasons.