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AMD Buying Xilinx for $35 Billion in Stock

SANTA CLARA — AMD announced a blockbuster deal to acquire San Jose’s Xilinx in an all-stock transaction valued at $35 billion. The merger will expand the breadth of AMD’s product portfolio and customer set across diverse growth markets where Xilinx is an established leader. Xilinx stock rose 8.5% on the deal news to close at […]

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AMD Launches Two New Chips

  SANTA CLARA — AMD has introduced two new chip families – the AMD EPYC Embedded 3000 processor and AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 processor. The AMD EPYC Embedded 3000 brings the power of “Zen” to a variety of new markets including networking, storage and edge computing devices, while AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 targets medical imaging, […]

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AMD Reveals Radeon Pro 400 Series Processors

  SUNNYVALE — AMD has unveiled a new family of power-efficient graphics processors, Radeon Pro 400 Series Graphics. The chips are now available first in the all-new 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro. Select Radeon Pro 400 Series graphics deliver extraordinary performance and efficiency gains over the prior generation to fuel modern creative efforts from anywhere inspiration […]

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AMD Selects New Silicon Valley Headquarters

  SUNNYVALE — AMD has chosen a state-of-the-art 220,000 square-foot building as the site of its new corporate headquarters and California research and development site. The soon to be completed six-story building will provide a modern, upgraded Silicon Valley office featuring contemporary finishes and state-of-the-art features and amenities for up to 1,000 local employees, capable […]

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AMD Introduces XConnect Technology for Notebooks

SUNNYVALE, CA — AMD has introduced AMD XConnect technology, making it easier than ever to pair a powerful external Radeon graphics card with a compatible notebook or 2-in-1 using Thunderbolt 3. AMD XConnect technology is a groundbreaking new feature of Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.2. Traditionally, PC gamers have been faced with the problem of choosing between gaming […]