The chipmaker told employees in its Longmont, Colo., outpost earlier this week that it would move half of the staff in-state to a facility in Fort Collins, where AMD also has operations. The other 75 employees will leave by the end of the year.More info over at Forbes.
The Longmont facility was a design center for AMD's Geode line of low-power, embedded chips used in set-top boxes, networking routers, tablet PCs and other devices. Embedded chips are designed directly into electronic products to serve a specific purpose; they are cheaper than the microprocessors used in computers.
AMD closes design facility in Colorado
Posted on Sunday, Jul 16 2006 @ 00:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck