Electronics

Intel trims marketing staff ahead of new chief’s arrival – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp is shedding jobs in its marketing department ahead of the arrival of new chief marketing officer Steven Fund, who the struggling chipmaker is betting will restore some shine to its brand. In recent weeks, close to 40 marketing employees have accepted voluntary incentive packages to leave, said two people close to the company who were not authorized to comment. Marketing vice presidents Kevin Sellers…

AMD cuts Radeon R9 280 price as inflation woes die down – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

AMD’s cryptocurrency nightmare appears to be over, as prices for the company’s graphics cards have fallen back to earth. The chipmaker is now claiming that all of its R9 series GPUs are back in stock at retailers, and at normal prices. As Forbes points out, a quick check of online retailers such as Newegg shows a wide range of AMD cards available at normal prices. AMD has never directly explained…

Intel trims marketing staff ahead of new chief’s arrival – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp is shedding jobs in its marketing department ahead of the arrival of new chief marketing officer Steven Fund, who the struggling chipmaker is betting will restore some shine to its brand. In recent weeks, close to 40 marketing employees have accepted voluntary incentive packages to leave, said two people close to the company who were not authorized to comment. Marketing vice presidents Kevin Sellers…

Intel to ship open-source Galileo 2.0 computer soon – PCWorld

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Intel will ship the second-generation Galileo open-source computer soon, as the company tries to reach a larger crowd of enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers. Galileo is an uncased computer that sells for about $70. The computer, which started shipping late last year, is being used to develop robots, wearable devices and small electronics. Further details on the “second-generation” Galileo will be given during a speech Wednesday by Mike Bell, vice president and…

Intel trims marketing staff ahead of new chief’s arrival – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp is shedding jobs in its marketing department ahead of the arrival of new chief marketing officer Steven Fund, who the struggling chipmaker is betting will restore some shine to its brand. In recent weeks, close to 40 marketing employees have accepted voluntary incentive packages to leave, said two people close to the company who were not authorized to comment. Marketing vice presidents Kevin Sellers…

Retail Pricing For Radeon R9 Graphics Cards Back To Normal; AMD Promises … – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Some very reassuring news just crossed my desk and it should introduce a welcome — and hopefully permanent — respite for gamers who’ve been holding off buying newer Radeon graphics cards due to wildly fluctuating and inflated prices. AMD has indicated that their entire lineup of R9 GPUs is available and in stock at retailers worldwide, and street prices have returned to normal. The communication from AMD headquarters was worded…