AMD launches BlueStacks-powered Android AppZone



BlueStacks and AMD have teamed up to launch AppZone, a curated collection of Android apps for Windows PCs.



Will Qualcomm buy AMD?

Shares of AMD were buoyed nearly ten percent by rumors that Snapdragon master Qualcomm may be interested in acquiring the fabless chip company.

AMD console master joins Nvidia

A high-level AMD executive tasked with managing lucrative relationships with console manufacturers has left the company.

Former AMD chip architect now at Apple

Former AMD chip architect John Bruno, who was heavily involved in designing the x86-based Trinity Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), is now a system architect at Apple.

AMD preps low-power x86 Jaguar core for tablets

AMD is readying its low-power x86 Jaguar core for an August debut at Hot Chips 2012. 



AMD and ARM collaborate on chip security

AMD and ARM have formed a strategic partnership to accelerate the adoption of an open, end-to-end security ecosystem based on ARM TrustZone technology. 


Report: PS4 powered by AMD's Liverpool APU

A new report indicates that Sony's next-gen Playstation 4 Orbis console will be powered by a quad-core AMD APU.



Report: Next-gen MacBooks go Nvidia

A new report indicates that Apple has chosen Nvidia GPUs to power its next-gen MacBooks.

AMD launches second-gen Trinity APUs

AMD has officially rolled out its next-generation Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). 


AMD to bump Radeon 7970 HD to 1GHz

AMD is reportedly preparing to bump its Radeon 7970 HD graphics card from 925MHz to 1GHz in the wake of Nvidia's recently launched dual-Kepler GeForce GTX 690.

Intel rolls out Ivy Bridge processors

Intel is rolling out its first batch of Ivy Bridge processors, including 13 quad-core chips targeted at desktop computers. 



AMD picks up GPU share ahead of Trinity launch

An uptick in PC shipments - combined with potential share gains in the GPU segment - have improved AMD's position in the hyper competitive market.



Rogue engineer stole $400 million worth of information from Intel

A former Intel engineer has admitted to stealing information from the chip manufacturer to advance his career at AMD.

TSMC struggles with 28nm

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly experiencing issues with its 28nm foundry capacity which has fallen "drastically short of demand."



BlueStacks Android App Player hits beta


After three-months of alpha testing, BlueStacks has rolled out the official beta version of its Android App Player. 



Nvidia rolls out next-gen Kepler GPUs 



Nvidia has rolled out the first GPUs powered by its next-generation Kepler architecture, which is based on 28-nanometer (nm) process technology and succeeds the 40-nm Fermi.



Updated: Llano and Sandy Bridge take their toll on Nvidia



Nvidia has reportedly been "forced" to exit its integrated graphics chipsets business following the success of Intel's Sandy Bridge and AMD's Llano APU. 



The silicon guts of Sony's PS4

Sony's next gen-console will reportedly be powered by an AMD GPU, and, most likely, an AMD CPU as well.

AMD's Apple fiasco

Apple reportedly took a close look at AMD's "Llano" APU for its new MacBook Air lineup last year, but ended up rejecting the processor due to numerous (allegedly) faulty parts.

Can ARM take on x86 notebooks?



ARM is preparing to move into the lucrative notebook market which is currently dominated by Intel x86 processors.