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Ex AMD CEO Rory Read joins Dell as COO

Rory Read, a former chief executive office of Advanced Micro Devices, on Monday joined Dell as the chief operating officer. Among other things, Mr. Read will be responsible for sales of commercial systems at Dell. Rory Read, who spent nearly three decades at IBM and Lenovo, will become chief operating …

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AMD: ‘Bulldozer’ was not a game-changer, but next-gen ‘Zen’ will be

Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday confirmed that it is developing an all-new high-performance x86 micro-architecture code-named “Zen”. Rory Read, chief executive officer of Advanced Micro Devices, admitted that the current-generation “Bulldozer” micro-architectures could not improve AMD’s positions on the market of central processing units, so, at present AMD pins hopes on …

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AMD: New chip designs are more than 18 months away

Advanced Micro Devices has significantly reinvented itself in the recent years. The company changed its strategy and improved its execution. Still, in order to be successful and profitable the company needs new competitive products since currently AMD cannot compete against Intel on the market of high-performance microprocessors. Unfortunately, brand new …

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Will AMD announce record chip sales for Q4 2013?

With its Q4 Earning Call scheduled for 10:30pm tomorrow night, there is a lot of speculation about what AMD might be announcing in terms of revenue, profit and outlook. KitGuru puts its ear to the ground and listens for the strongest rumblings. In the run up to an earnings call, …

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AMD loses over 1,000 jobs during evolution

During last night's Q3 financial call, AMD executives delivered the news that KitGuru has expected for almost a year – a significant reduction in workforce going forward. It simply doesn't need the same workforce going forward as it did in the past. KitGuru pulls out the abacus to calculate the …

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AMD recruits Lenovo COO as new CEO

In what appears to be a fantastically powerful move, chip designer AMD is expected to announce that it has secured Lenovo's Chief Operating officer as its new CEO. KitGuru digs a little deeper into what this will mean for AMD specifically and the industry overall. Read recruitment anyone ? IBM …

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