AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs

AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs

www.engadget.com
The pain from recently announced job cuts by AMD could ripple out to the Linux community, as the chipmaker has shut down a small but important Linux OS research facility in Dresden, Germany. The center housed 25 employees who helped port AMD technology like PowerNow over to new Linux...
AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs
                                   

Comments:

Related:

VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

www.engadget.com
While Velocity Micro announced the VMultra earlier this year at CES, it's only now ready for primetime. The VMultra combines a USB hub, an SD card slot, a DVD±RW drive and 500GB of storage into a surprisingly slim package that connects to any computer via USB 3.0. If you...
VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

AMD Adds Second Director From Abu Dhabi Investment Firm

allthingsd.com
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices announced today that it had added a new director to its board. It is Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi, the second representative from Mubadala Development Company, an investment company funded by Abu Dhabi. Mubadala owns a stake amounting to 19.4 percent of AMD’s shares stemming in part...
AMD Adds Second Director From Abu Dhabi Investment Firm

Velocity Micro shows Vector Holiday Edition PC, DVD hub

www.electronista.com
Custom PC maker Velocity Micro just introduced its latest desktop, the Vector Holiday Edition. Named so because of its release in time for the Christmas holidays, the PC's pricing starts at $599. It uses an aluminum chassis, 3.6GHz AMD A6-5400K dual-core processor, and 8GB of RAM.......
Velocity Micro shows Vector Holiday Edition PC, DVD hub

AMD starts cutting jobs, but without a viable roadmap it has no chance of survival

www.extremetech.com
The job cuts that AMD CEO Rory Read promised a few weeks back have now begun. AMD has closed its Operating System Research Center (OSRC) in Dresden, Germany. The programmers at the OSRC were responsible for a number of code improvements to Linux, as well as for supporting features like...
AMD starts cutting jobs, but without a viable roadmap it has no chance of survival
Silicon shakeup: Imagination Technologies buys MIPS, hopes to compete with ARM processors

x86 processor shipments drop steeply in third quarter as Intel gains on AMD

www.pcworld.com
Intel gained PC microprocessor market share over Advanced Micro Devices during the third quarter, but worldwide shipments of x86 chips declined at rates not seen in more than a decade, according to Mercury Research. Worldwide shipments of those microprocessors dropped around 9 percent during the third quarter from the...
x86 processor shipments drop steeply in third quarter as Intel gains on AMD
Microsoft once again said to be readying a 7-inch 'Xbox Surface' gaming tablet

Apple Looks Beyond Intel For Future Mac Chips

www.fastcompany.com
Cupertino's desktop and laptop computer chips may be boldly going where mobile devices have gone before. Seven years after the firm started putting Intel inside its laptops and desktops, Apple is said to be looking elsewhere for future chip architecture. According to Bloomberg, the firm is of the belief...
Apple Looks Beyond Intel For Future Mac Chips

AMD launches Opteron 6300 Seeries processor with Piledriver

www.electronista.com
AMD has launched its new line of Opteron processors for servers. The Opteron 6300 Series have a claimed performance up to 24-percent higher than the Opteron 6200 processors that it replaces, and by using AMD's new Piledriver core, aims to lower the consumption of power, leading to cooler and cheaper...
AMD launches Opteron 6300 Seeries processor with Piledriver
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?