Microchip maker AMD, Intel's chief rival, announced Thursday that it would cut about 1,200 jobs in an attempt to get its costs under control.
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It's the fastest computer processor in the world -- but only if you have vats of liquid Nitrogen and Helium at the ready.
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Shares of chipmakers Intel and AMD fell sharply Tuesday after analysts downgraded the stocks, warning that once-robust personal computer sales were quickly deteriorating.
In yesterday's settlement of AMD's worldwide antitrust claims against Intel, Intel agreed to pay $1.25 billion to AMD. In addition, the two companies renewed a longstanding patent cross-licensing deal, but with Intel agreeing to delete language from it that -- as Intel interpreted it -- was restricting AMD's ability to outsource fabrication of its semiconductors to nonsubsidiaries.
Nine days after New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo made public emails to, from, and about current and former Intel CEOs Paul S. Otellini and Craig Barrett, Intel settled a four-year-old antitrust case that semiconductor rival AMD had filed against it.
Rival chipmakers Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday announced an agreement to settle all of their long-standing legal disputes.
Do you want to keep your vision clear as the years go by? Put fish, olive oil, and nuts on the menu, but stay away from trans fats, according to new research from Australia.
Researchers may be getting closer to an effective way of preventing age-related macular degeneration, one of the leading causes of vision loss among older Americans.
Intel Corp. cracked the lid Tuesday on a new chip design that is at once a big challenge to smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and an admission that AMD nailed a key design feature before it slipped into a severe financial slump
Intel says it has received a subpoena from the Federal Trade Commission concerning its practices in the microprocessor market
Anxious tech watchers will tune in with great interest this week to get an early glimpse on the sector as Intel and later Advanced Micro Devices deliver first-quarter results.
Advanced Micro Devices, the little PC chipmaker that couldn't, then could, then couldn't, is struggling again. What has it tried repeatedly to do? To compete both successfully on product with its giant and potent competitor Intel and still make money.
The turmoil on Wall Street gets all the attention these days. But guess what? Silicon Valley isn't faring that much better.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a global semiconductor company, announced Monday that it will lay off 10% of its workforce, or roughly 1,680 employees.
Remember when vitamin C was hailed as the best, and maybe only, cold remedy? Then it became the Rodney Dangerfield of vitamins: It didn't get any respect.
Dell Inc. will limit online sales of computers using Advanced Micro Devices Inc. chips as part of a routine adjustment of product offerings.
For raw performance, AMD's Athlon 64 X2 chips have lingered behind their Intel Core 2 Duo counterparts all year. Only aggressive pricing from AMD kept its old dual-core CPUs in systems and on store shelves.
The Gateway one and others have the iMac in their sites as we take a look at all-in-one PC's.
U.S. stocks got a lift at Friday's open from some developments in the tech sector, particularly an investment in Advanced Micro Devices and a Cisco Systems buyback plan.
U.S. stocks looked to open mixed Monday, beginning a week of wondering about whether or not the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc., the second biggest maker of computer processors, posted a quarterly loss Thursday, but revenue grew a better-than-expected 13 percent, sparking a 4.6 percent rise in its shares.
Although many nauseous investors are probably glad to be done with a tumultuous first quarter, the ride wasn't all bad.
Trying to disentangle the endless competing technical claims made by Intel and AMD about their microprocessors is like refereeing a shouting match in a high school hallway. "That is such bulls---!" said one company's spokesman when told of the other's arguments. "They're scared s---less, and they should be!" fired back someone from the other company.
Advanced Micro Devices, the world's second-largest chipmaker, warned Monday that it is unlikely to meet its previously estimated revenue guidance of $1.6 to $1.7 billion for the first quarter.
AMD reported Tuesday that earnings were down substantially in the fourth quarter of 2006, as the company's chip price war with Intel took a toll on its profits.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. stock tumbled Friday morning after the company warned fourth-quarter revenue would fall short of analysts' estimates.
When people ask me what I think is the most important trend in technology today, I always answer the same way. It's not Web 2.0, Open Source software or Google's growing power. The most important trend in technology is how it is boosting economic development around the world.
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Regardless of what the market makes of the impending nuptials of PC chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices and graphics chip maker ATI Technologies, one clear winner in the match-up appears to be Nvidia, at least as far as traders are concerned.
Stocks jumped at the open Monday, with a pair of big mergers and a pullback in oil prices inspiring investors to scoop up beaten-down shares after last week's pummeling.
Google glowed. Apple astonished. eBay excited.
Advanced Micro Devices said Thursday sales jumped 53 percent in the latest quarter but fell short of sales targets owing to weakening PC demand and ongoing price wars with Intel.
Call it the chip wars, part two.
Advanced Micro Devices aims to boost its share of the market for computer chips sharply in coming years as it battles its far larger rival Intel, a senior AMD executive said Thursday.
"I'm melting!" The stock market is looking ugly these days. I told you that high oil prices and high stock prices could not stand together forever. Well, if she was overbought on May 10th, it could soon be oversold. It's not like the sky is falling.....
Dell reported fiscal first-quarter earnings Thursday that fell in line with the lowered forecast the company issued last week, and said it will introduce servers with AMD chips, a first for the company, which has previously only used Intel chips.
Stocks crept lower early Thursday, as a surge in bond yields tempered any enthusiasm about upbeat earnings, falling oil prices and the day's economic news.
Had a blast at the New York car show yesterday. If the automakers would only actually make all those cool concept cars, what a wonderful world it would be!
For the last several months, Advanced Micro Devices has played David to Intel's Goliath.
In an exclusive interview, Dell Chairman and founder Michael Dell says he's excited about the company's acquisition this week of gaming-PC specialist Alienware, but that Dell still expects "the vast majority of our growth to be organic." His remarks also continue in intriguing ways the company's longtime dance with chipmaker AMD.
Who wants to be No. 1? As hot companies such as Lowe's and AMD show, second best is often better.
Stocks ended their two-day losing streak Thursday after an upbeat outlook from Advanced Micro Devices and better-than-expected results from eBay helped the market shrug off rising oil prices.
Stocks could be in for a sluggish start Tuesday following four days of gains.
Advanced Micro Devices has been chipping away at Intel's lead in a key market and beating it to the punch with several new technological advances, but before AMD can take on the behemoth that is Intel, it'll have to do a lot more, industry analsyts said.
Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices shot up at the market open on Monday following a Barron's report on Saturday that projected the company's shares could reach $50 in two years.
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Upbeat earnings from Apple and AMD on Wednesday, followed reports of strong retail sales and mild inflation were among the factors boosting stocks early Thursday.
Stock futures rallied Thursday after government reports suggested inflation was under control and retail sales soared in June.
Blue chips gained Wednesday, but tech looked to move front and center Thursday after AMD and Apple released upbeat earnings after the bell.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Who doesn't love an underdog?
Stocks held their own Tuesday as investors shrugged off rising oil and looked ahead to what they hoped would be a solid crop of corporate earnings reports.
Stocks bounced early Tuesday, as falling oil prices gave investors an incentive to step back in after a tough couple of weeks for equities.
Stocks were mixed early Thursday, with investors still bruised after Wednesday's big selloff despite some upbeat earnings.
When I think of AMD investors of late, I'm reminded of that old joke "Take my wife ... please."
Stocks slipped early Tuesday, dragged down by a couple of high-profile earnings misses and a profit warning from Intel rival Advanced Micro Devices.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Tech stocks have had a nice year-end rally but that hasn't been enough to pull the chip sector out of the red.
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Technology stocks fell Thursday, putting an end to the Nasdaq's seven-day rally, with software and Internet companies weighing on the sector.
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Technology stocks retreated Wednesday, unable to find the momentum needed to propel them forward for a third straight session of gains.
Technology stocks failed to turn to the upside Tuesday after a survey showed U.S. consumer confidence sagged more than expected this month.
For investors looking to enter the market following Alan Greenspan's Congressional testimony on the economy, two money managers appeared on CNNfn to suggest some companies that they believe will post some strong results.
Advanced Micro Devices, the computer industry's spunky, pugnacious comeback kid, has had an amazing few weeks. On January 20 it announced that last year's fourth quarter was its first profitable one in over two years. Subsequent news underscores why.
U.S. stocks were mixed Wednesday, with investors using strong earnings as a good reason to take some money out of high-flying techs and put it into blue chips that might have more room to gain.
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