Apple hires at least a dozen former AMD employees for ‘Orlando GPU Team’

“Apple has hired at least a dozen former AMD graphics engineers for its Orlando offices in recent months, according to a MacRumors review of employees’ LinkedIn profiles,” Jordan Golson reports for MacRumors.

“The majority of hires, which include a graphics architect, hardware engineer and others, occurred in January of this year,” Golson reports. “AMD laid off a number of employees last year in a corporate reorganization, and fired more in January.”

Golson writes, “It seems likely that Apple hired a number of the laid off Orlando AMD engineers for a new team it’s building in the region.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]


    1. Naa. It’s more like apple trying to become more independent by trying to setup a team by trying to build (a certain chip) so they don’t have to out-source from companies who will just end up sueing them because of some bullshit reason.

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