Rescue possible for chip manufacturer

Rescue possible for chip manufacturer

Microsoft reportedly is in talks to acquire a floundering chip manufacturer, according to Acquisitions Daily.

Advanced Micro Devices, commonly known as AMD, is already one of its software partners and that link probably provided an avenue for them when looking at potential buyers. It is not the first time Microsoft has been mooted as a future buyer of AMD, with similar reports about it mulling a purchase emerging only last June. A buyout would end AMD’s problems. The company is currently…