Advanced Micro Devices is shedding its cost-intensive chip-manufacturing operations in a bid to stay afloat financially.
On Tuesday, AMD and Advanced Technology Investment Co. announced a broad restructuring plan that centers on the creation of a new entity, temporarily titled The Foundry Company, that will take over the manufacture of processors for AMD. Early word of the restructuring came Monday night.
ATIC, which is based in Adu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was formed this year. According to its Web site, ATIC is a tech investment company "wholly owned by the government of Abu Dhabi."
In addition, Abu Dhabi-based … Read more