John Paczkowski

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AMD Announces Work Force Reducteron™

reducteron.jpgAdvanced Micro Devices (AMD) was right. It didn’t quietly shed 5% of its work force in mid-March. How could it when it was busy preparing to shed twice that number in April?

This afternoon AMD said it will lay off 10% of its work force, or about 1,600 employees, by the third quarter of 2008 in an effort to cut costs. More ugly news for the company, which said it expects first-quarter revenue of $1.5 billion, about 15% lower than it reported in the fourth quarter.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik