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Intel, IBM Show Advanced Chip-Making Technologies

Inte Corp. and IBM Corp. have separately announced significant chip-making advancements. Intel on Monday revealed that its researchers have developed working transistors with architectures as small as 0.03-microns, nearly as small as human DNA, while IBM on Sunday said it has begun pilot production of chips utilizing a new process technology package that combines several recent advances in chip-making.