AMD+Xilinx on Valentine's Day

Great news! The merger is stipulated for Valentine’s Day:

“AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that it has received approval from all necessary authorities to proceed with the acquisition of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX). With the exception of the remaining customary closing conditions, all conditions to the transaction closing have been satisfied and the company expects the transaction to close on or about February 14, 2022.”

AMD Receives All Necessary Approvals for Proposed Acquisition of Xilinx :: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

PS. Hopefully, we’ll see rapid acceleration now on common software effort, in particular support for heterogenous programming models and SYCL in particular.…