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Samsung accesses AMD graphics tech

US-based AMD announced it will share its ultra-low power, high-performance mobile graphics IP based on …

MediaTek, LG face US patent infringement probe

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) opened an investigation into allegations of patent infringement made …

AMD opens store taking Android apps to PCs

Computer processor company AMD announced an app store intended to showcase apps optimised for its …

BlueStacks raises US14M in funding

App player provider BlueStacks has secured strategic investment from AMD, Citrix and others with total investment topping US$14 million

Microsoft demos Windows 8

Microsoft previewed the next version of its Windows computer operating system, Windows 8, for partners, demonstrating how the platform is “optimised for newer touch-centric hardware, including tablets.”

AMD chief departure linked to weak mobile strategy

Dirk Meyer’s decision to step down as chief executive of US chipmaker AMD was prompted by the firm’s weaknesses in the mobile space, reports Reuters.

AMD to split into two operations

AMD is to split into two companies – one focused on designing microprocessors and the other on the costly business of manufacturing them – in an effort to maintain its position as a rival to Intel.

Mobile chip market to hot up in 2009

eWeek reports that analyst firm In-Stat expects the mobile processor market to see heightened competition in the second half of 2009, as x86 chip makers such as Intel and AMD continue to drive down power consumption and ARM vendors, including Freescale, Texas Instruments and Samsung, grow the performance of their processors by adding more cores.