Exclusive: AMD to Cut Up to 30 Percent of Workforce

Exclusive: AMD to Cut Up to 30 Percent of Workforce

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Days after warning of a huge sales and earnings miss, chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices is close to announcing a significant reduction in its workforce that could be be made public as early as next week. According to sources familiar with the company’s plans who asked not to be identified, AMD...
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