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Old October 20, 2011, 01:13 AM
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Default Hope for AMD yet .. AMD Forms Technology and Engineering Group, Hires Apple, IBM Vet

As per Xbitlabs news:

" AMD Hires Mark Papermaster to Lead Engineering, R&D

Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday announced formation of technology and engineering group (TEG) and said that Mark Papermaster, has joined as the company’s senior vice president and chief technology officer. He will report to president and chief executive officer Rory Read and will oversee all of AMD’s engineering, research and development (R&D), and product development functions.

The advanced research and development team led by senior vice president of research and development Chekib Akrout, as well as the engineering teams residing in AMD’s products group, will now report to Mr. Papermaster. Mr. Akrout, will maintain responsibility for leading AMD’s processor core development as well as system-on-a-chip (SoC) design methodology. In recognition of his ongoing technical and management contributions, Akrout will continue serving on AMD’s senior leadership team responsible for key decision making and strategy setting. "

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AMD Forms Technology and Engineering Group, Hires Apple, IBM Veteran - X-bit labs

Hope this helps with future revisions of Bulldozer & better planning of future hardware from them.
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