AMD's new Sempron chips could go into systems starting as low as $60.
Intel's next Atom chip, code-named Cherry Trail, will be in devices by the year-end holiday shopping season
No 64-bit smartphones were announced at MWC, though new chips there will pave the way for handsets in coming months
Analysts say Itanium is alive mainly to meet contractual obligations
Smartphones based on the new chip will start shipping during the second half of the year
ARM's Cortex-A17 processors will reach mobile devices next year
Apple, Imagination Technologies extend their licensing agreement.
AMD reported a second successive quarter of profits that easily beat analyst expectations, based on a strong game-console business.
The new manufacturing institute will focus on bringing wide bandgap semiconductors to market.
The chipmaker announced in 2011 plans to spend $5 billion on Fab 42