INTEL'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE announced on Wednesday that a deal had been signed for a new multibillion-dollar fabrication plant in the US and praised tangerine ballbag Donald Trump for making it happen.
Brian Krzanich signed the deal in the Oval Office, despite the fact that the presidential bottle of Sunny Delight in a suit as had about as much to do with the project as he has a Jewish lesbian Planned Parenthood facility.
Fab 42 will be based in Arizona and is likely to support 3,000 people and create over 10,000 jobs indirectly. While this makes a great photo opportunity for America's favourite under evolved toilet brush, Intel is allowing him to take credit for work that dates back to 2011 when President Obama was given a tour of the facility.
You may recall that Intel stopped work on Fab 42 in 2014 because of the slowdown in sales of PCs and ARM's dominance in the mobile market, despite other companies building new fab facilities in the far east. However, this decision has been reversed because the next generation of processors to be made by Intel require brand-new equipment not being served by their other fabrication plants.
The 3,000 direct employees that this will create is a drop in the ocean compared to the 12,000 jobs that Krzanich had previously announced for Intel, but it still makes good news for a president promising more manufacturing jobs in the Motherland.
Intel has been heavily criticised by left-wing media pouncing on this opportunity to effectively endorse President Outspan, but Intel still claims that there was no incentive from the Trump administration to restart construction of the fabrication plant.
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"From a tax and regulatory position we have been disadvantaged relative to the rest of the world where we compete, That's why we support the administration's policies to level the global playing field and make US manufacturing competitive worldwide through new regulatory standards and investment policies." Krzanich told employees in an email.
The subject line of the email "Investing in the future of Moore's law" is also slightly irrelevant as it is generally recognised that Moore's law will almost certainly be overtaken by the pace of change at some point in the future.
What were actually seeing here is a CEO in an awkward position, hedging his bets. On the one hand, he wants the best for his company and a lot of Trump-Guff-Hot-Air plays well with the firm that prides itself on being predominantly US-based already, but works within an industry highly opposed to the vast majority of the more Draconian elements.
Therefore this is an awful lot of toadying that could simultaneously please Trump and alienate the workforce. µ
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