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AMD, also known as Advanced Micro Devices, is a semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California. The company was founded on May 1, 1969 by a group of ex-Fairchild Semiconductor executives. AMD's products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors, and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers. The company also offers embedded systems applications. Currently, AMD is the second-largest supplier of x86 architecture-based microprocessors and one of the largest GPU suppliers in the world.

China Aims to Sell Homegrown CPUs To The World, Eventually

03/09/2011, After coming up with its own DVD-like standard, China has set for itself the goal of selling its own CPU design to the world, but it might take 20 years before Chinese processor technology can match the best stuff on the market – currently produced...

AMD G-Series could be named UnFuse

03/01/2011, AMD G-Series: The goal for removing the graphics from the G-Series is to make it even lower power than the already low-power E-Series

AMD unimpressed by Intel’s Thunderbolt

03/01/2011, Intel recently released their new standard for device communication called Thunderbolt last week. It left a lot of people impressed with its high data transfer speeds (10 gigabits per second – double the speed of USB 3.0). But Intel’s rivals in...

2012 will be the year AMD tablets make a splash

02/18/2011, In a report from PC magazine, the CEO of AMD, Thomas Seifert outlined the plans for the company and he clearly stated that we won’t be seeing any smartphones packing AMD processors anytime soon – they are not in the process of developing a...

AMD CEO Dirk Meyer resigns, CFO named as interim CEO

01/10/2011, With CES 2011 just over and folks still busy wiping the drool off their chins after checking out the fancy gadgets, some strange news has appeared right out of the blue. AMD’s CEO, Dirk Meyer, has just resigned in mutual agreement with the board of...

Asus Eee PC 1015B running on AMD Fusion

01/10/2011, The Asus Eee PC 1015B could very well be the smaller brother to the Eee PC 1215B, as this little puppy that could is running on the AMD Fusion platform, sporting a 1.6GHz dual core AMD 350 processor alongside AMD Radeon HD graphics – now how about...

HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr notebook is 4G LTE-capable

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] Verizon Wireless and HP announced a new notebook today that takes advantage of Verizon’s 4G LTE network. The HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr is the industry’s first notebook to take advantage of Verizon’s 4G LTE network so you can...

AMD Fusion Brings New Level of Performance (…Per Watt)

01/03/2011, [CES 2011] It was a long time in the making, but AMD’s Fusion technology has finally reached consumers with a first batch of laptops, that certainly won’t be the last. The basic idea of Fusion is what semiconductors have been thriving for, in...

CyberPower offers AMD Radeon HD 6900 graphics card in new desktops

12/15/2010, CyberPower will be throwing their lot with the new AMD Radeon HD 6900 graphics card in their latest desktop range, which would mean having the presence of the Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 graphics cards in the Gamer Dragon, Ultra and Fang EVO Series....

AMD Radeon HD 6950 And 6970 Go Official

12/15/2010, AMD has introduced the first high end Radeon HD 6000 chipsets in the form of the 6950 and the 6970. These two are the first to use the Cayman architecture that promises greater parallel processing with more instruction units and two full graphics engines...

AMD joins MeeGo open source project

11/15/2010, AMD will be a rather strange bedfellow with Nokia after joining up with the MeeGo open source project, and AMD’s corporate vice-president of software development Ben Bar-Haim did mention the importance of their participation while letting folks know...

AMD Slide Hints Of AMD Fusion Chips In Future Macs?

11/11/2010, Rumors of AMD hardware being used in Macs gained traction yesterday after a slide from the semiconductor firm’s Financial Analysts’ Day caught much attention. The slide seemed to imply that Apple was a partner for Fusion chips, showing the...

AMD previews next-gen low-power chips

11/09/2010, AMD has a slew of new chips that are based on the new low-power Bobcat core, where they displayed it recently on a test system with a new Zacate processor that sips just 18W or less of juice. Apart from that, this platform also covers the upcoming Ontario...