More Chip Makers Going ‘Fabless’ to Lower Costs

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More Chip Makers Going 'Fabless' to Lower Costs

Chip makers ranging from giants Motorola Inc and Texas Instruments Inc to younger mid-tier companies are finding that letting others manufacture their technology-intensive products makes good business sense. “The move toward a “fabless” business model, where firms focus on chip design and marketing but leave capital-intensive production to others, is helping drive down costs for makers of chips that power gadgets from PCs to cellphones and DVD players.”

Story from Reuters