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Key AMD promotions to “accelerate company growth”

AMD has announced a number of key promotions that will “extend senior-level focus on company growth”. AMD has named “Zen” chief architect Mike Clark an AMD corporate fellow; promoted Darren Grasby to senior vice president of global Computing and Graphics sales and AMD president for Europe, Middle East, and Africa …

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AMD launches 32 core 2nd gen Threadripper CPU

During the Californian company’s Computex keynote, AMD once again push the boundaries on its CPU technology with the new second-generation Threadripper. We had already known for awhile that the chip would land Later this year,But AMD has confirmed that it will launchIn the third quarter of 2018. The new Threadripper …

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AMD CTO responds to reveal of CPU vulnerabilities

AMD CTO Mark Papermaster has responded to new CPU vulnerabilities revealed by CTS Labs in a recent white paper. Highlighting the fact that CTS Labs gave AMD less than 24 hours notice before going public with its findings, Papermaster announced that patches will be released in the coming weeks to …

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PCR Awards 2018: winners in full

On a night full of revelry and celebration, the Channel came together to recognise the achievements of the industry in the past 12 months at the PCR Awards 2018.  AMD walked away the winner of the prestigious Company Of The Year award while other noteworthy winners included National Retailer winner GAME, …

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AMD snaps up Cisco’s server CTO

AMD has appointed Cisco’s CTO for UCS servers in a bid to accelerate its own server offerings. Raghunath Nambiar joined AMD’s Datacenter Ecosystems and Solutions team earlier this month, according to The Register. Stepping into the role of corporate VP, Nambiar brings a wealth of relevant experience to the role. …

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Intel issues Spectre fix for Skylake CPUs

After more than a month after the Spectre flaw was revealed, Intel Data Center Group executive vice president and general manager  Navin Shenoy has assured that the chipmaker is still working on the issue and said that the company has given its industry partners microcode updates for Skylake CPUs. For Skylake users …

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AMD pushing forwards in 2018

What did AMD do differently in 2017 that it didn’t do previously? Over the past three years, we completely re-shaped AMD’s product portfolio and technology competitiveness by introducing three fundamentally new architectures in client PCs, high-end graphics, and the very important data centre market. Most importantly, we are just at …

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Intel chip fix to take rest of week as Microsoft pulls patches

The chip bug saga that has put almost all PCs, Macs and mobile devices at risk of being hacked is likely to rumble on for at least another week. While Intel has announced that it needs another few days to release its patch, Microsoft has pulled its fixes after AMD-powered …

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