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.


Anonymous said...

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

Jeff 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.