AMD cuts sales forecast, blames weak economy

AMD cuts sales forecast, blames weak economy

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New Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday cut its revenue forecast for the third quarter, saying a challenging economy hit demand for all its products....
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Apple woos chip design guru away from Samsung

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Former AMD chip designer Jim Mergard, a noted engineer of both desktop class and mobile processors, is said to have been hired Apple after working for a short time at Samsung....
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Chip Design Luminary Leaves Samsung for Apple

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Samsung recently raised eyebrows by beefing up its team of Texas-based chip designers, including those whose backgrounds pointed to an interest in chips for server systems. Now one of the most prominent of those recruits has left the South Korean company for Apple. The gadget maker has hired Jim Mergard,...
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Apple Poaches One Of Samsung's Key Chip Designers (AAPL)

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Apple has hired chip designer Jim Mergard away from Samsung, according to the WSJ. Mergard has an impressive resume. He was AMD's chief engineer before his move to Samsung. So it's a highly symbolic move that Apple was able to poach away such an experienced chip designer from its chief hardware...
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AMD Lowers Sales Guidance, Citing Weakening Demand for Chips

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Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices did just what a chipmaker is expected to do in a market where PC sales are slowing down substantially: It just took down its guidance for the third quarter. In announcement that cross the wires minutes ago, AMD said it expects sales to decrease by about...
AMD Lowers Sales Guidance, Citing Weakening Demand for Chips

Apple poaches top Samsung chip designer for its staff

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung chip designer Jim Mergard has left the South Korean-based company to work for Apple. According to the report, Mergard’s duties before his short stint at Samsung were to lead the development of a “high-profile AMD chip that carried the code name Brazos and was designed for...
Apple poaches top Samsung chip designer for its staff

Get a 15.6-inch Asus laptop for $249.99 shipped

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It even has a few frills, like a graphics-friendly AMD processor and an LED-backlit screen. Plus, it's new, not refurbished. [Read more]...
Get a 15.6-inch Asus laptop for $249.99 shipped

Annual PC shipments to drop for 1st time since 2001

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Despite the upcoming launch of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, worldwide shipments of personal computers are now projected to decline in 2012 — the first year-over-year drop since the dot-com bust — according to new data just released by the IHS research firm. IHS says it expects shipments of traditional...
Annual PC shipments to drop for 1st time since 2001

Sony unveils touch-enabled Vaio T13 Ultrabook running Windows 8, we go hands-on (video)

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Here's the thing with Windows 8: staring at those live tiles feels kinda weird if you can't reach out and touch them. That's why Sony has upgraded its Vaio T13 Ultrabook with a touch panel (making it technically the T13-2), allowing you to reach out across the keyboard and...
Sony unveils touch-enabled Vaio T13 Ultrabook running Windows 8, we go hands-on (video)

AMD finally makes tablet chip, the dual-core Hondo

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Advanced Micro Devices renewed its attempt to make an impact in the tablet market, this time with its new dual-core Z-60 chip which the company introduced on Tuesday....
AMD finally makes tablet chip, the dual-core Hondo
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