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AMD's budget-friendly Sempron line lives on with new desktop chips

AMD's new Sempron chips could go into systems starting as low as $60.

Intel expects Bay Trail successor in tablets by year end

Intel's next Atom chip, code-named Cherry Trail, will be in devices by the year-end holiday shopping season

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64-bit smartphones are coming, but Apple's iPhone 5s still stands alone

No 64-bit smartphones were announced at MWC, though new chips there will pave the way for handsets in coming months

Intel's new Xeon server chip pushes Itanium closer to death's door

Analysts say Itanium is alive mainly to meet contractual obligations

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MediaTek outs an octa-core processor for $200 LTE smartphones

Smartphones based on the new chip will start shipping during the second half of the year

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New Cortex-A17 processor gives mid-range smartphones and tablets a shot in the ARM

ARM's Cortex-A17 processors will reach mobile devices next year

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Apple to continue reliance on Imagination for mobile graphics

Apple, Imagination Technologies extend their licensing agreement.

AMD's console business pays off handsomely and profitably

AMD reported a second successive quarter of profits that easily beat analyst expectations, based on a strong game-console business.

Obama announces semiconductor innovation hub

The new manufacturing institute will focus on bringing wide bandgap semiconductors to market.

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Intel slams brakes on plans for new chip factory

The chipmaker announced in 2011 plans to spend $5 billion on Fab 42