Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Nov 2012 22:24 UTC
AMD "Advanced Micro Devices has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to explore options, which could include a potential sale, as the chipmaker struggles to find a role in an industry increasingly focused on mobile and away from traditional PCs, according to three sources familiar with the situation." Woah. Bad news for competition in the x86 space.
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RE[6]: Thom
by Neolander on Fri 16th Nov 2012 06:39 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Thom"
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"Their tight control on UEFI sounds much more worrying to me."

And isn't AMD semi-supportive of OSS alternatives to UEFI? Now, that would be a nice thing for MS to kill off... ;p

MS don't need to kill OSS alternatives to UEFI: they control the UEFI spec, and they can force pretty much any mobo manufacturer to implement it through the Windows monopoly, that's more than enough.

Edited 2012-11-16 06:46 UTC

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