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IBM is to start shipping its "Broadway" PowerPC processor to Nintendo for use in its Wii games console.

Broadway uses a 90 nm SOI CMOS process and is manufactured at IBM's East Fishkill, NY, fabrication facility on 300mm wafers.

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The press release doesn't provide any new information about the technology behind Wii and we have yet to hear a firm release date for the console, so we can only presume that this is a corporate dissing to Sony after its PS3 was delayed earlier this week. ®

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