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AMD and BlueStacks join forces to bring Android apps to x86-based tablets and PCs

Oct 21, 10:54

AMD has announced an investment in BlueStacks, a venture-backed firm developing software. BlueStacks has introduced a solution to enable Android applications to run fast and full-screen...

China takes up 50% of AMD Llano processor shipments

Oct 19, 15:48

Shipments of AMD's Llano processors to the China market as a percentage of global shipments increased to close to one-third in August and 50% in September, making AMD more focused...

AMD launches FX series processors

Oct 13, 14:05

AMD has launched the FX family of CPUs, delivering a fully unlocked and customizable experience for desktop PC users. The AMD FX series of desktop CPUs includes AMDs first eight-core...

AMD FX series processor

Supply of AMD Llano APU unlikely to recover until Trinity arrives

Oct 3, 16:44

Supply of AMD's Llano APUs, affected by Globalfoundries's lower-than-expected 32nm yield rates, has been significantly limited and is unlikely to recover until the company's upcoming...

AMD aggressive about cloud computing business in Greater China, say executives

Sep 30, 16:28

AMD, seeing the cloud computing market starting to take off, has been aggressive about gaining share in the server market and has already cooperated with the government of Beijing,...

David Teng, senior vice president, AMD, and president of AMD Greater China.

Rick Bergman leaves AMD; new executive joins

Sep 23, 15:51

AMD has announced that Rick Bergman is leaving AMD. President and CEO Rory Read will serve as interim general manager of AMD's Products Group. AMD also announced that Paul Struhsaker,...

AMD sets to deliver next generation x86 platforms for Windows 8

Sep 14, 17:02

AMD has announced that it has created drivers to enable support for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system on AMD-based tablets, netbooks, PCs and servers. Continuing a long history...

AMD expands desktop lineup of AMD Fusion APUs

Sep 8, 16:48

CPU maker AMD has announced availability of its new A-series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) A4-3300 and A4-3400 desktop processors, bringing the entry-level desktop APU price down...

AMD ships first Bulldozer processors

Sep 7, 16:39

AMD has announced revenue shipments of the first processors based on its new x86 Bulldozer architecture. Initial production of the world's first 16-core x86 processor, codenamed Interlagos,...

Intel launches new CPUs and drops old CPU prices to defend market share from AMD

Sep 6, 01:15

CPU maker Intel has recently launched several new Sandy Bridge-based processors, while has also reduced the price of some existing CPUs to defend from AMD's competition with APUs.

AMD names Rory P Read president and CEO

Aug 26, 13:59

AMD announced that its board of directors has appointed Rory P Read, 49, president and chief executive officer of AMD, effective today. Read has also been appointed to the Company's...

AMD boosts its AMD Fusion APUs for notebooks and desktops

Aug 23, 13:50

AMD has updated its C- and E-series accelerated processing units (APUs) for ultra-thin and value notebooks, netbooks, all-in-ones and desktop PCs.

AMD Llano processors suffering from shortage; to be resolved in September

Aug 18, 01:30

AMD's latest Llano-based processors are currently suffering from shortages due to the weaker-than-expected yield rates of the related 32nm process; however, AMD has already notified...

Intel to ship new netbook platform in November

Aug 18, 01:15

Intel recently adjusted the launch schedule of its next-generation netbook platform, Cedar Trail-M, from September to November because the platform has encountered some graphics driver...

AMD Llano processor shipments reach 1.3-1.5 million units in July

Aug 4, 01:40

AMD shipped about one million Llano APUs in June and 1.3-1.5 million units in July, and with the appearance of the company's new Llano APUs in the fourth quarter, annual shipments...

AMD to launch high-end FX series processors in September

Aug 1, 16:00

AMD is set to mass produce its high-end FX series Bulldozer-based processors in August and will launch the products in September, at the soonest, with mass shipments to start in October...

Server platforms to become major battlefield between Intel and AMD

Jul 25, 16:21

Observing from Intel and AMD's second-quarter results, growth from the traditional PC market has already weakened, while their server businesses, benefiting from the quick rise of...

AMD sees profit in 2Q11

Jul 22, 16:43

AMD has announced revenues for the second quarter of 2011 of US$1.57 billion, net income of US$61 million, or US$0.08 per share, and operating income of US$105 million. The company...

TSMC reiterates plans to commercially produce 28nm chips later in 2011

Jul 13, 16:53

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has said that its plans to start commercial production of chips using 28nm process this year remains unchanged...

Planned launch of Nvidia 28nm and 22/20nm GPUs moved back to 2012 and 2014

Jul 8, 14:55

Despite Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun previously saying that the company is set to announce its new 28nm GPU architecture at the end of 2011 and 22/20nm in 2013, sources from graphics...

AMD announces two new APUs for sale in July

Jul 1, 16:28

AMD has announced it will start selling its new A8-3850 and A6-3650 APUs on July 3, challenging Intel's Core i3-2120 and Core i3-2100 with quad-core A8-3800 and A6-3600 CPUs set to...

Intel expands MPU share in 1Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 30, 11:49

Despite a design problem that forced a large-scale chipset recall, Intel in the first quarter managed to pad its dominant position in the global microprocessor business, according...

AMD to phase out some Phenom II and Athlon II processors

Jun 30, 01:45

With the company's new Llano APU scheduled to show up in July and September, AMD is set to phase out some older-generation CPUs in the second half of 2011.

AMD to announce Llano APU

Jun 29, 16:43

CPU maker AMD is set to announce its latest 32nm A series APU codenamed Llano on June 30 with motherboard makers including Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International...

TSMC wins orders for 28nm GPU from AMD, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 17, 14:46

AMD reportedly has completed the tape-out of its next-generation GPU, codenamed Southern Islands, on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm process with High-k Metal...

AMD displaying next generation APU platform; adopts 28nm process in 2012

Jun 16, 14:06

AMD has displayed notebook models using its next-generation Trinity platform, based on Bulldozer at its Fusion Developer Summit (AFDS), and is set to launch the new platform in 2012...

AMD announces A series APUs for mainstream PCs

Jun 14, 15:40

AMD has announced the availability of the new high-performance AMD Fusion A series accelerated processing units (APUs) for consumer notebooks and desktops.

AMD and Nintendo co-announce new gaming device; AMD to reintroduce FX brand

Jun 9, 13:19

AMD, at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), announced its support for Nintendo's newly-announced Wii U system, as a new way to enjoy HD console gaming entertainment. The custom AMD...

Acer places orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for tablet PCs

Jun 9, 01:45

Acer has recently placed orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for use in tablet PCs, targeting the enterprise market, according to sources from upstream component makers. However,...

Computex 2011: AMD announces solution for tablet PC

Jun 2, 01:20

AMD, at its press conference at Computex 2011, announced a new 40nm Z series APU codenamed Desna to target the tablet PC market, according to Rick Bergman, Senior Vice President and...

Microsoft postpones IDP for 2 weeks to re-consult with chip players

Jun 2, 01:10

Microsoft has postponed its Integrated Development Program (IDP) for Windows 8 as the plan created significant dissatisfaction within the upstream supply chain. Microsoft is set to...

Computex 2011 to signal reshuffle of PC software/hardware

May 31, 10:42

Computex Taipei 2011 opens today with the expectation that more than 35,000 buyers from around the world will descend on Taipei to participate in Asia's biggest IT trade show. About...

AMD to launch desktop Fusion APU Llano, say Taiwan motherboard makers

May 31, 01:50

AMD will launch Llano, its new desktop-platform quad-core Fusion APU (accelerated processing unit) model, and chipsets A75 and A55 supporting SATA 3 and USB 3.0 in July 2011, with...

AMD releases 2 FirePro professional graphics cards

May 25, 16:05

AMD has introduced the newest generation of professional graphics cards – AMD FirePro V5900 and AMD FirePro V7900 – which the company claim more than double performance...

AMD shipping Llano APUs; prices leaked

May 23, 16:56

AMD has started shipping its Llano APUs to notebook clients and will begin to market the APUs to channels in July 2011, according to sources from notebook makers.

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    AMD Opteron 6300 series processor

    AMD has announced its new 12- and 16-core AMD Opteron 6300 series server processors, codenamed Warsaw. Designed for enterprise workloads, the new AMD Opteron 6300 series processors...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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    HP ProOne 205 AiO

    The HP ProOne 205 AiO features an 18.5-inch diagonal HD, WLED-backlight antiglare display that tilts to allow for placement. The built-in webcam and array microphone allow for enhanced...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

  • MSI+AE220+touchscreen+entertainment+system

    MSI AE220 touchscreen entertainment system

    MSI has announced its new AE220 21.5-inch touchscreen entertainment system equipped with AMD's latest APU platform. The MSI AE220 features the E2-3000/A4-5000 APU of AMD's Kabini...

    Photo: Company, Sep 2.

  • MSI+AG2712A+gaming+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    MSI AG2712A gaming all-in-one PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced a 27-inch, all-in-one gaming PC, the AG2712A, featuring the Intel Core i7 3630QM quad-core processor, AMD's Radeon HD 8970M discrete...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

  • AMD+Embedded+R%2Dseries+CPU

    AMD Embedded R-series CPU

    AMD has announced new CPU offerings for the AMD Embedded R-series high-performance computing platform, along with the introduction of a discrete GPU promotional program to provide...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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