Peeple: A case of mistaken identity The launch of rating app, "Peeple", has got the Internet up in arms, and one tech firm has unintentionally been swept up in the controversy.
| By: Alexandra Gibbs
UPDATE 2-Chipmaker AMD to cut 500 global jobs, take $42 mln charge Oct 1- Struggling chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc said it would cut about 500 jobs, or 5 percent of its global workforce, as it looks to rein in costs amid weak demand for its chips used in personal computers and intense competition. The job cuts will take place across AMD's global operations, including Austin, Texas, and company headquarters in Sunnyvale,...
UPDATE 1-Chipmaker AMD to cut about 500 global jobs Oct 1- Struggling chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc said it would cut about 500 jobs, or 5 percent of its global workforce, as the company looks to rein in costs amid weak demand for its chips used in personal computers and intense competition. The company said it would record $41 million of the expected $42 million charge in the third quarter ended September.
Why you should worry about Apple and ad blockers Sure, mobile ads can be annoying but Apple's move to allow ad-blocking apps is a threat to the free and open Web, says mobile ad exec Keith Petri.
| By: Keith Petri, VP of strategic partnerships at IgnitionOne
UPDATE 3-China's Tsinghua to buy Western Digital stake in U.S. tech push *To buy Western Digital new shares at $92.50 each. Sept 30- China's Tsinghua Holdings Co Ltd plans to buy a 15 percent stake in U.S. data storage company Western Digital Corp, the latest push by the state-backed company to access U.S. technology. Tsinghua-owned Unisplendour Corp Ltd will invest $3.78 billion in Western Digital and get the right to nominate one...
| By: Ankit Ajmera and Lehar Maan