Monday, July 24, 2006

Canada tech news: AMD purchases ATI.

For the geeks in the crowd, American chip-maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has just announced a purchase of Canadian graphics chip designer ATI for $5.4 billion.

For the non-geeks, well, here's ATI's "Ruby":

God, I love high tech.


Q said...

I hope they don't lose jobs in Markham? but yes, Ruby could kick Emily of the states cyber booty.

A BCer in Toronto said...

Might not be the last big Canadian tech player to get gobbled up. Cognos seems ripe for a takeover/acquisition by someone like an IBM or an Oracle.