AMD spin-off and supplier GlobalFoundries is cutting 5% of its 18,000-strong workforce. The Santa Clara based company is currently on a mission to improve its financial performance a spokesperson told EETimes.
During the AMD Computex keynote speech delivered by CEO Lisa Su and others, AMD announced that the second generation Epyc server processors are on track for delivery in 2019. The Epyc 2 series will skip the Zen+ 12 nm refresh and instead receive the all new Zen 2 cores produced at 7 nm.
During the Computex keynote, AMD revealed the very first 7 nm gpu. The Vega gpu sample was powering a Radeon Instinct accelerator card with 32 GB of high bandwidth memory (hbm2).
On the 2018 edition of the Computex trade show in Taipei, AMD revealed the successor to the Ryzen Threadripper line of processors, bumping the second generation to 32 cores.
According to a update to the security post on AMD’s newsroom section of the AMD website, AMD’s latest processors are not vulnerable for latest Spectre 3a variant revealed by Microsoft and Google Project Zero.
Responding to the industry, media and gamer community public outcry for the first time, NVIDIA decided to throw in the towel and cancel the GeForce Partner Program.
The newly announced VCS is Atari’s re-entry into the gaming console market and will be inspired by the blockbuster Atari 2600 console from the 1980s. The new console is a completely new connected gaming device, designed in California by Atari and powered by AMD.