Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday August 11, 2015

AMD R&D Expenditure Down 40%

AMD’s chief technology officer, Mark Papermaster, was in the hot seat at the Global Tech Leadership Forum. Questions about Moore's Law, competing with Intel and the sharp drop in R&D spending all seem to have investors a bit concerned.

McConnell asked Papermaster about the sharp drop-off in R&D levels at AMD, stating "when I talk to investors about AMD, there’s some concern آ— I mean, we’ve seen a decline by close to 40% versus levels we were at in the beginning of the decade."