Apr. 14, 2008
Here’s one person AMD won’t have to lay off
In light of the recent AMD layoffs, Jordan Golson writes about one chief technology officer who has left the company on his own accord.
“AMD’s chief technology officer Phil Hester has resigned. The company will not be filling his position, but instead will rely on CTOs in individual technology groups within the company to run the show. Wait: AMD has more than one CTO? Why not lay off all of them? That seems easier.”
A must-have Firefox extension: PicLens
Jason Meserve writes about a new add-on from Cooliris that he finds works well with Firefox.
“This handy add-on (PicLens) from Cooliris is great way to browse through photos on Flickr and other image intensive sites such as Google Image Search.”
World wants small, cheap PCs, say makers of small, cheap PCs
Tony Smith relays Intel’s thoughts on the future of low-cost computers.
“Come 2011, annual worldwide small, cheap computer shipments will hit 47m units, Intel told notebook manufacturers. Through handheld internet devices into the mix, and the total jumps to 100m units, the chip giant said.”