Several articles today saying TSMC will get next iPhone contract and recently Mark Bohr stated:
Separately, Bohr said Intel does have a growing foundry business that may include some higher volume applications than its current announced customers like FPGA startup Achronix. However, “we don’t intend to be in the general-purpose foundry business…[and] I don’t think the [foundry] volumes ever will be huge” for Intel, he said.
Because he was backing the losing side in the power struggle at Intel. Yes--the CPUs are great BUT Paul O was saying Intel would not this and that but now--just last week--Paul O says Intel will fab for the RIGHT company or companies.
When asked about the fab deals he said that of course Intel could not announce a deal early since a company it would fab for would be using another company up until it switches to Intel as its fab.
Apple? Listen and he pretty much tells us APPLE!