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Intel faces a quandary in making chips for rivals. Offering this service on a limited basis to companies like Altera is close to a free lunch. It helps Intel maximize manufacturing capacity and defray costs: building a semiconductor plant costs $10-billion. Expanding this business too far, however, could threaten margins.

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  • Updated July 24 4:15 PM EDT. Delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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