AMD showcases Llano APU

AMD recently showcased the raw power of its Llano APU by simultaneously processing three separate compute-and graphics-intensive workloads.

Apple takes a bite out of AMD

AMD CEO Dirk Meyer has acknowledged that Apple's wildly popular iPad is cannibalizing sales of netbooks, notebooks and laptops.

AMD optimizes Java execution with Aparapi

AMD recently introduced Aparapi - A PARallel API - that allows Java workloads to be optionally executed on a GPU.

Do discrete GPUs have a future?

The PC market is clearly undergoing a paradigm shift, with the introduction of next-gen graphics platforms by industry heavyweights such as Intel (Sandy Bridge) and AMD (Ontario/Llano).

AMD details "Ontario" and "Zacate" APU specs

AMD has provided preliminary details of its future "Brazos" platform for notebook, netbook and desktop systems.

AMD, Nvidia and the century of graphics

For much of the last three decades of the PC it has been all about the CPU, while the graphics card was largely a concern of engineers, media creators, and gamers.

AMD says adios to ATI

AMD has finally bidden a grand adieu to its ATI co-branding of graphics cards.

AMD touts next-gen processor cores at Hot Chips

AMD has offered journalists a detailed glimpse of its next-gen "Bulldozer" and "Bobcat" processor cores at the Hot Chips 2010 conference in Silicon Valley.

Nvidia eyes entry into CPU market

Could a new, indigenously designed CPU help Nvidia compete against industry heavyweights such as Intel and AMD?

Integrated graphics poised to dominate notebook PC market

Did you know that four out of five notebook PCs are expected to feature graphics-enabled microprocessors by the year 2014?

AMD orders SWAT raid over Fermi "misunderstanding" 


Did AMD order SWAT commandos to raid a suburban household? 

Intel's consent decree: Intel will be changed

In reading through the Intel Consent Decree I’m reminded of both the years I spent interpreting and writing documents like this and how glad I am they are past me.   

FTC and Intel clinch anticompetitive settlement

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Intel have agreed to settle allegations that the Santa Clara-based company engaged in anticompetitive behavior against its semiconductor rivals.

AMD's Bobcat hits the ground running

Leaked specs indicate that AMD's Bobcat processor core has hit the ground running.

Consumers unharmed by Intel marketing practices, says court

Intel has won an important ruling in an anti-trust case which alleged that consumers had been hurt by the company's marketing practices.

CPU + GPU = APU?

AMD has finally taken the wraps off its next-gen Fusion APU at Computex 2010.

AMD launches triple- and quad-core notebook CPUs

Playing catch-up with Intel, AMD has announced its first triple-core and quad-core laptop processors as part of a major brand overhaul.

Maingear debuts Phenom II X6-powered gaming rig

Maingear Computers has debuted a Vybe gaming rig powered by AMD's recently introduced Phenom II X6 processor.

Report: Apple eyes AMD processors for future Mac lineup

Move over Intel! Yes, Apple is reportedly negotiating with AMD over the adoption of alternative processors for future Mac products.

Intel runs Android on Atom-based CPUs

Intel has targeted ARM's dominate position in the mobile marketplace by porting Google's Android OS to run on Atom-powered smartphones.