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
AMD will bring integrated graphics processors in chips to gaming rigs
AMD announces that its "Kaveri" CPUs with integrated graphics are now available for pre-order. But AMD execs also say computing and graphics are blurring into one another.