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.
Imagination says its new line of PowerVR CPUs are 50 percent faster than their predecessors.