Up(s) and Downs for Valley Chip Making

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UP: IBM will build the East Fishkill-manufactured Cell chip into its new “Gameframe” mainframes, allowing for hundreds of thousands of gamers to interact simultaneously in heavy-duty 3D universes without any hiccups.

DOWN: ‘AMDs financial woes and resultant cost-cutting raises questions about status of its plans to built a $3.2 billion chip plant in Saratoga County.

DOWN: Poughkeepsie-based Schott Lithotec will shut down production next month, laying off 74: “The nation’s only maker of a type of photoblanks used in making microchips, is facing intense pricing pressure…” (Poughkeepsie Journal).

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