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Rob Enderle
The Tech Wars of 2018
12/11/17 10:57 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1579 Words

Now We Know What the 'I' in Intel Stands For...
Over the years, many firms have tried to unseat Intel -- from IBM to AMD. The company's close focus on technology and massive dominance always has allowed it to...

Paul Teich
Nvidia Containerizes GPU-Accelerated Deep Learning
11/07/17 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1031 Words

We often talk about hybrid cloud business models, but virtually always in the context of traditional processor-bound applications. What if deep...

Tiernan Ray
AMD's Next Move
03/24/03 4:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1180 Words

... all have years in which we pick our heads up in our travails and say, "This will be a make-or-break year for me." That has been said of Intel competitor AMD year-in and year-out, but the company entered 2003 with more to...

Rob Spiegel
On the Heels of Success, AMD Boots Out Its CEO
01/11/11 12:08 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 684 Words

... AMD CEO Dirk Meyer abruptly stepped down on Monday. In a public statement, AMD called it a "resignation" that was "effective immediately," which makes it look more like a firing. The company appointed CFO Thomas Seifert as interim CEO. AMD did not...

Erika Morphy
Intel Throws Down Gauntlet With AMD License Challenge
03/16/09 11:45 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 667 Words

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Intel has accused AMD of breaching terms the two companies forged in a cross-licensing agreement dating back to 2001. Intel has charged AMD with violating the agreement by forming Globalfoundries , a semiconductor manufacturing...

Walaika Haskins
AMD to Slap Stickers on Gaming-Class PCs
05/19/08 10:34 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 906 Words

AMD's new plan, dubbed "Game," will have an impact on the gaming industry, Jon Peddie, president of the research organization, told TechNewsWorld. "The super enthusiasts like tools and controls and, if this works, AMD will make life easier -- and more...

Keith Regan
AMD Buckles Under Near-$400M Loss
10/19/07 3:09 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 681 Words

... a sea of largely positive technology earnings, Advanced Micro Devices posted mixed results Thursday, with acquisition costs denting profits even as the company shipped a record-high number of processors for a third quarter. AMD did manage to beat Wall Street estimates for...

Chris Maxcer
Intel, AMD Face Off in Quad-Core War
09/12/07 7:53 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 873 Words

... the latest x86-based server processor war between Intel and AMD , both companies are on the offensive. Last week, Intel preemptively launched the first strike with its Xeon 7300 series, and Monday, AMD rolled out its Quad-Core AMD Opteron series. Both claim...

Jennifer LeClaire
AMD Athlon Chip Is Not Child's Play
06/27/05 10:25 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 552 Words

... AMD today launched its AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor , a chip designed to provide realistic graphics resolutions and enhanced PC performance on 3D games and other intense applications . As PC gaming continues to escalate, AMD has been on a mission...

Richard Adhikari
AMD Stakes Out Mobile Territory With New Low-Power Chips
05/24/13 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 659 Words

... Intel competitor AMD on Thursday launched three additions to its 2013 A-Series and E-series mobile accelerated processing unit family. They include the Elite Mobility APU, previously code-named "Temash," and the Mainstream APU, formerly code-named "Kabini."

Both are system on a chip...

Richard Adhikari
AMD Breaks New Ground With FX Bulldozer Processors
10/14/11 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 678 Words

These are the first processors available in retail that use AMD's new Bulldozer multicore architecture.

The FX processors are priced at between US$115 and $245 and are aimed at "enabling the ultimate multimedia experience for digital enthusiasts," AMD spokesperson Miriam Cox...

Walaika Haskins
AMD Pounces on Laptops With New Puma Platform
06/04/08 2:39 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 620 Words

... AMD has released a new mobile processor platform , its latest contender as it battles for market share with archrival Intel . Codenamed "Puma," the offering includes Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile processors with ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series Graphics and wireless...

Keith Regan
AMD Sales Chief Departs Amid Profit Slump
08/23/07 11:48 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 876 Words

... AMD's head of sales and marketing will leave the company next month, the company said, as the chipmaker finds itself struggling to regain market momentum it enjoyed as recently as last year. Henri Richard, whose title is chief sales and marketing...

Keith Regan
AMD Shares Plunge on Weak Forecast
01/12/07 9:55 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 728 Words

The news sent the company's shares spiraling and raised questions regarding the overall strength of the technology sector. AMD said revenue would come in at around US$1.33 billion for the fourth quarter, a 3 percent increase over the third quarter. It also said...

Jennifer LeClaire
AMD to Publish Opteron Socket Spec
09/21/06 10:39 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 556 Words

... AMD on Thursday announced plans to publish its Opteron socket specification under its Torrenza licensing initiative. The chipmaker is hoping the move will spur other chip makers to design application-specific co-processors that can be integrated alongside Opteron. AMD's Torrenza Innovation Socket represents...

Keith Regan
AMD to Acquire ATI in $5.4 Billion Deal
07/24/06 10:23 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 890 Words

Currently, ATI sells its chips to both AMD and Intel.

Battle for No. 1
AMD will pay $4.2 billion in cash and 57 million shares of its own stock for ATI, with part of the cash portion coming through a...

Keith Regan
AMD Planning To Spin Off Flash Unit in IPO
04/14/05 10:24 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 769 Words

... two chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has announced plans to spin off its Spansion flash memory business , which has been a drag on the parent company's performance amid an industry-wide glut of the technology . AMD registered for an initial public...

Jay Lyman
AMD Acquires National Semiconductor's Geode Unit
08/06/03 1:47 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 783 Words

... to target the embedded applications market, chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices has announced the acquisition of National Semiconductor's Information Appliance (IA) unit and the Geode family of microprocessors. AMD said the deal, terms of which were not disclosed, will make it the only...

Richard Adhikari
AMD Ships 32nm Llano APUs at Long Last
04/06/11 2:05 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 693 Words

... AMD has begun shipping production units of its 32nm quad-core "Llano" A-series accelerated processor units (APUs) with discrete-level graphics, it announced Wednesday. That's well behind Intel , which began working on the 32nm process in 2009 and began shipping 32nm processors in...

Walaika Haskins
AMD Whips Up Meaty GPU Sandwich
08/12/08 1:52 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 843 Words

The card is part of AMD's ATI Radeon 4800 X2 series. It's the most powerful graphics technology to come out of AMD, delivering a 2.4 teraFLOPS of processing power -- that's 2.4 trillion floating point operations per second. AMD was able to...

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