AMD has hired Jim Keller, formerly the head of Apple's (AAPL) mobile processor efforts, to be...

|By:, SA News Editor
AMD has hired Jim Keller, formerly the head of Apple's (AAPL) mobile processor efforts, to be the new chief architect for its CPU division. The hiring represents a nice reversal of fortune for AMD, which has lost key execs lately to Samsung and Qualcomm. As for Apple, Keller's departure comes just a month after hardware engineering chief Bob Mansfield announced plans to retire. (yesterday)