quote: AMD to Cut More Than 400 Jobs
quote: AMD announces the job cuts after a brutal Q1 earnings announcement
quote: a brutal Q1 earnings announcement
quote: "There is no way to sugarcoat our performance in the first quarter,"
quote: AMD Chief Executive Hector Ruiz described AMD's recent performance as "unacceptable."
quote: While Intel released the Core 2 Duo chip last year, AMD believes its Barcelona technology will offer better performance since it has four cores on a single die.
quote: asset light is code word for the company moving toward more of a "fabless" model of doing business in which computer chip companies outsource their manufacturing to factories called foundries, many of which are located in Asia
quote: Around 1975 AMD introduced a reverse-engineered clone of the Intel 8080 microprocessor. Thats exactly what they should done with Intel Core & core 2 as a Short Term Stratergy & Barcelona/Torenza for the long term.
quote: If AMD would have further developed/refined the above technology,then ofcourse it would have been in a better position to match Intels production & prices.
quote: Its only now they have started to discuss the ASSET LIGHT !