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[theinquirer]Massive Layoffs at AMD

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AMD IS QUIETLY cutting five per cent of its workforce. Pink slips have been handed out now. The cuts are going to be across the board, not targeted at any specific group.

Whispers also say that this is because the chip maker is going to badly miss numbers this quarter, and it is taking pre-emptive moves to get costs under control.
http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...ve-layoffs-amd

Thats horrible news if you support AMD/ATi
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well, it's not so horrible if their CEO is one of them.
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well, it's not so horrible if their CEO is one of them.
Agreed



However this is bad news for everyone, because if AMD fails then intel would most likely be forced into two companys.
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Agreed



However this is bad news for everyone, because if AMD fails then intel would most likely be forced into two companys.
Or maybe nVidia can start making processors.
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Or maybe, VIA will actually attempt to make something good!
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Agreed



However this is bad news for everyone, because if AMD fails then intel would most likely be forced into two companys.
hmmm, well that would throw a wrench in their tick tock strategy.
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Well I support ATI, and I thought it was a shame when AMD merged/bought them, I do not support AMD in any way now. Yes they have made great products in the past, but now they are just "snuffing" themselves out by bad leadership, and products that do not perform as they should or as they are stated they will. This is just my opinion, and everybody has them..just like elbows and @$$3$
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Or maybe, VIA will actually attempt to make something good!
VIA sits pretty with what it does now. IF it ever wants to, it can easily venture into the hardcore market that is the dominant processor war.
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I just hope AMD lets ATi go if AMD goes south.
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