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Excerpts from The Chip Insiderģís Weather Report: Order activity slid down further, but the rate of decline eased off slightly. SOC Other, which is the computing segment, and Foundry/Subcon actually improved from the previous week. In general, it remains very cold out there. Most companies are waiting for visibility to improve. Caution continues to cloud decision-making. A lot depends on how resilient electronics demand will be in the face of a deteriorating economy. Overall, 1H08 will be very challenging for the industry . . .
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