21 Apr '16, 9pm
AMDが中国企業にx86サーバーSoCの製造技術を2億9300万ドルでライセンス。合弁会社を作って中国市場向けビジネスを展開。https://t.co/IuEveAcVOA #semi #AMD
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Advanced Micro Devices will license technology to make x86 server SoCs to a China partner. A China investment firm will pay AMD $293 million for technology and design services that will enable a joint venture to build next-generation server SoCs for the China market. The deal gives AMD a needed infusion of cash and a partner in the world’s second largest and fastest growing server market. However details about the deal are scarce and could draw fire from Intel with whom AMD signed in 2009 a detailed patent cross license . AMD’s China partner is Tianjin Haiguang Advanced Technology Investment Co., Ltd. (THATIC), one of many financial holding companies with ties to China’s Academy of Sciences (CAS). THATIC paid AMD about $52 million this quarter which triggered the company’s need to provide information about the joint venture. Little is known about THATIC ...