AMD announces earnings, not that strong, looking forward to Windows 8

Processor maker AMD generated $1.57 billion in revenues in its April-June quarter.

The results were just slightly below the company’s revenues of $1.65 billion for the same period a year ago and also slightly below the $1.58 billion in revenues that were expected from Wall Street analysts.

Net income for AMD for the quarter came in at $70 million compared to $83 million for the same period a year ago.

AMD does seem a little troubled having been unable to find a CEO to take over from their interim CEO Thomas Seifert.

It’s been looking for 7 months and has been turned down by prominent executives like Michael Capellas, the former chief of WorldCom Inc. and William Nuti, chief executive of computer maker NCR Corp.

They need to get their act together and get ready for Windows 8 in 2012. The stakes are way too high for them to do any different…