China’s regulatory authority approval is official
China’s regulatory authority has given AMD the green light for a $35 billion acquisition. USA, Korea, Taiwan, and the European Union already gave their blessing for the transaction earlier.
$35 billion biggest to date
News that AMD might acquire Xilinx was quite a surprise after the Nvidia–ARM consolidation, but not surprising. Using current stock and market value increase, AMD decided to make a strategic decision to play better in the data center, 5G, automotive, and fight against the Intel–Altera alliance.
Data center strategy
It is impossible to get a comment from either AMD or Xilinx on this matter, but as far as we could ask around, AMD is going to attempt to buy Xilinx. The move will help the company’s data center strategy, and it is carefully targeted.
ATI veteran comes back from Synaptics
AMD has announced that industry veteran, and an ex-ATI chap from the good ol' days, Rick Bergman, has rejoined the company as Executive Vice President of Computing and Graphics.
Long term industry veteran rejoins Intel
The exact title of Jon Carvill's new venture is the VP of Marketing for Technology Leadership and he started this job after leaving Facebook as the Director of Technology Communications. Jon is just destined to work in the chip industry, he just knows and likes it too much.
After 17 years
One of the most prominent names in AMD’s RTG, Chris Hook, has left AMD. He walked away after seventeen years of ATI and AMD combined with his last job as Sr. Director, Global Product Marketing at AMD.
Nvidia's big names making big cash
Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.
Raja Technology Group
Fudzilla was part of Radeon technology group event in Sonoma California where RTG group showed a few things to come in 2016. For the first time in ages we saw the spirit of ATI come to the fore..
Jon Carvill is now VP of communications
A rock star PR who worked as a Senior Director of communication at Qualcomm has been poached by the music outfit Vevo.
Philip Carmack changes SoC for CMOS