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Dell/AMD Deal Lights Up Wall Street

Dell Computers put a little kibosh on Intel yesterday, announcing in its first quarter earnings release that it will introduce servers powered by Advanced Micro Devices. Reuters reports that in a dim market, Dell and AMD shares soared on the news, while Intel dropped.

AMD Gains, Intel Loses

As AMD scores a hot deal with Google to provide the Opteron chips in the new hardware it buys, Intel sees its share of the server market dip, and its financials and stock price follows.

Google Breaks Free From Intel With AMD

New servers purchased by Google will contain Opteron processors from AMD instead of models from Intel, an analyst firm said.

AMD Legal On Line For Skype

Lawyers at chip maker AMD are very curious as to why the Skype VoIP service permits 10-way conference calls from Intel dual-core processor machines, but only 5-way calls from AMD dual-core equipped computers.

AMD Can Subpoena Firms For Intel Suit

Third parties that received subpoenas from AMD for its antitrust case against Intel had been reluctant to comply, citing non-disclosure agreements with Intel.

AMD Rubbing Intel In Processor Race

The problem when you’re at the top is there’s only one place to go and computer chip leviathan Intel may be experiencing something akin to a descent, at least for now. Intel dominated the computer chip market for years but while their earnings were very good, they are losing their grasp to rival AMD for the moment and it’s not done yet.

AMD Sends Subpoenas For Intel Info

The antitrust lawsuit filed by AMD against Intel now sees legal requests for more information zipping around the tech world.

AMD, Radio Shack Selling Low-Cost PC
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AMD’s inexpensive computer was meant for developing countries, but will now be offered in the US as well.

AMD, Intel Duel Over Dual-Cores

Dell will introduce a line of servers using the Intel dual-core Xeon, while AMD has increased the speed of its dual-core line.

Ex-IBM Exec is New AMD CTO

As AMD CTO Fred Weber leaves the company, former IBM exec Phil Hester is taking the reigns. He has about 30 years of industry experience.

Intel Says AMD Should Blame Itself

In response to an antitrust lawsuit from AMD, Intel says that AMD only has itself to blame for not having a bigger piece of the chip market.

Intel, AMD Court Battle Continues

AMD sued Intel in US District Court in Delaware, accusing it of monopolistic and anticompetitive practices.

AMD VS. Intel: Place Your Bets

AMD has challenged Intel to a public duel between the two companies’ dual-core server processors. AMD issued the challenge in the form of an ad in several big-name newspapers.

Intel Not Up To AMD’s Challenge

Today AMD challenged Intel to a public duel between the two companies’ dual-core server processors. The challenge was issued through an advertisement in several major newspapers.

AMD Ups The Mobile Gaming Experience

Two new models of processors will find their way into the hands of gamers via laptops from custom shop VoodooPC.

AMD Makes IBM Veteran VP Silicon Design

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced on Wednesday the hiring of Jeff VerHeul for the job of corporate vice president of silicon design for AMD. He will lead the development of all future AMD computing solutions, including silicon roadmaps and design efforts across all of AMD’s global engineering sites.

AMD Sponsors Solar Race

AMD is sponsoring the 2005 North American Solar Challenge (NASC). This is a competition, in which people design, build, and race solor-powered cars across the U.S. and Canada.

AMD Goes Unleaded With Processors

The microprocessor company, embroiled in antitrust litigation against Intel, now complies with European environmental requirements.

AMD Out For Blood: Going After Intel In Japan

Advance Micro Devices filed suit in Tokyo High Court against processor powerhouse Intel for some $50 million. The suit accuses Intel of paying massive amounts of moolah to Japanese computer companies to keep them from using AMD chips.

AMD Japan Files Suit Against Intel Japan

Similar to a suit filed in America, AMD Japan has accused Intel Japan of monopolistic practices.

Capellas: Intel Had A Gun To His Head

AMD files an antitrust suit against Intel, accusing it of “old- fashioned threats, intimidation and ‘knee-capping’ to deter OEMs from dealing with AMD.”