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Ed Turney, a co-founder of AMD responsible for building the company's first sales team, died Wednesday in Cupertino California. He was 79. The cause was brain cancer, his brother George said in a statement. Born March 26, 1929, Turney joined the US Navy at the age of 18 after graduating high school. He was trained as an …

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  2. Anonymous Coward
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    Thank you Ed.

    From a loyal AMD customer, thank you for your work over the years. Keep cracking that whip from beyond the grave and make sure that they continue putting out awesome products!

  3. Wayland Sothcott Bronze badge

    AMD Plants all over San Jose

    There are AMD fabs all over Silicon Valley. The place even has streets named after chip manufacture. The industry founders have left a lasting legasy. R.I.P Mr Turney..

  4. Yorkshirepudding

    RIP

    Thanks Ed for producing a great alternative to the big boys and proving that even the little dude can make a difference

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