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AMD Gives ARM License a Miss, Will Stick To x86 67

CWmike writes "Advanced Micro Devices has shot down rumors that it is pursuing an ARM license, saying it will stick to developing chips for tablets around the x86 architecture. 'We've made a big bet on APUs, which are x86,' said John Taylor, a marketing director at AMD, referring to accelerated processing units. AMD has been criticized for a lethargic approach to entering the fast-growing tablet market, which is dominated by ARM."
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AMD Gives ARM License a Miss, Will Stick To x86

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.