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Debt offsets console gains as AMD just misses profit estimates

AMD reports a loss after debt repayments are factored in, and CPU shipments decline. However, the company is still being buoyed by game consoles.

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Thin, light, wire free -- Intel's vision for your next PC

Intel's Broadwell chips will result in PC-replacement tablets thinner than the iPad

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Intel shipping Broadwell, but next-gen Skylake chip could slip

Intel executives said Tuesday that while the company has begun shipping its Broadwell chip, its follow-on, Skylake, could slip as a result.

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Intel beats estimates, says PCs packing next-gen Broadwell chips on track for the holidays

Intel handily beat Wall Street estimates for both profits and revenue for the second quarter, and said that shipments of its new Broadwell processor would be in time for the holiday season. But its communications sales were awful.

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IBM rethinking decades-old computer design with $3 billion investment

IBM is also looking ahead at a world in which computer chips don't have silicon.

AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

AMD will improve its chips' power consumption over the next 6 years, hoping for idle battery life in laptops of up to 50 hours.

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AMD's Lisa Su is now second in command

The struggling company is trying to create operational efficiency, making Lisa Su the chief operating officer.

AMD bridges x86 and ARM chips with 'Project SkyBridge'

AMD has unveiled a bold new plan to bridge the worlds of x86 and ARM through a development effort called Project Skybridge.

AMD announces 'SkyBridge' chips to bring together X86 and ARM

AMD showed off "Seattle," its first ARM chips for servers. But more important was AMD's announcement of "SkyBridge," which will bring together ARM and AMD's traditional X86 chips.

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Nvidia $192 Tegra TK1 board could be used as a Linux gaming PC

Nvidia's Jetson TK1 computer, shipping now, delivers 300 gigaflops of performance.

Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips

The deal will help Samsung and GlobalFoundries provide an adequate supply of mobile chips.