John Paczkowski

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Another One Down at AMD: COO Rivet Steps Down

push_to_exit-300x213The executive turnover at Advanced Micro Devices continues. Robert Rivet, who has served as the company’s COO since 2000, has left the company according to an 8-K filing. His last day was yesterday and his executive biography on AMD’s Web site is already returning 404s.

Rivet’s departure follows that of CEO Dirk Meyer, who resigned back in January, also rather abruptly. No word yet on AMD’s plans to replace either exec. CFO Thomas Seifert continues to serve as interim CEO of the company.


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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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald