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Hope that John Fruehe (JF-AMD) is spared.
I hope he is spared as well and they get a guy for desktop that can ACTUALLY talk on forums
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post #32 of 135
It sucks that they are laying people off but its for the best. Have AMD trim the fat, restructure, and then when AMD knows the direction they want to go they rehire the work force they laid off. They need to get their R&D money up to compete like they once did.
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this is all because of us...
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This is what corporations do. They need to project profits for investors amd/or share holders.

And they can't do that, invest $ in new technology, and keep all thier employees.

So the fire enough people to cover the cost of new investments.

The sole purpose of this is to not have a negative number on a quarterly profits sheet.

The alternative is to show loss for the quarter, and invest in new tech as needed, but what brand new CEO wants to show a quarterly loss and prject loss for another quarter
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post #36 of 135
Fire the shareholders first!
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I highly doubt bulldozer had much of anything to do with this.

enthusiast market us such a small percent of revenue.
AMD's stock market value continued to go up after the release too....
post #38 of 135
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Looks like those jobs...

*Puts on sunglasses*

are getting bulldozed

*Is nothing more than a joke
YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

(Sucks for those AMD employees though.)
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post #39 of 135
Maybe they wanted to save a bit more so they had to fire them.

Who knows.
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How can you guys make jokes when 1,400 people are loosing their jobs? How would you like it if everyone on here laughed at you while you just got laid off? Heartless people.
When one gets clipped one day, they will know the feeling and the uncertainty. Let's hope that they got a nice "cushion" of potential help from others.

AMD should have pushed for paycuts throughout the company. Mainly for morale of the employees.

I hope those employees will get a decent package. Sucks that layoffs has to happen during the end of the year.
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