Advanced Micro Devices Inc., the second-largest maker of private laptop processors, joined the rising checklist of companies which have canceled in-person attendance on the CES commerce present in Las Vegas, citing well being issues amid the unfold of the newest variant of the Covid-19 virus.
“While the AMD 2022 Product Premiere was all the time deliberate as a digital-only livestream, our in-person engagements will now transition to digital in the very best curiosity of the well being and security of our workers, companions and communities,” AMD stated in an announcement Tuesday.
The Santa Clara, California-based chipmaker follows its bigger rival Intel Corp. and lots of different attendees in scrapping plans for the Las Vegas occasion, which begins within the first week of January.
Companies starting from Alphabet Inc.’s Google to General Motors Co. have deserted participation or switched to on-line shows to pitch their newest know-how. – Bloomberg