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Interview: Pat Moorhead, Advanced Micro Devices

8/9/2006
Mobile PCs are more integrated than desktops, Moorhead said in an interview with Computer Reseller News, a fact that plays into the company's ATI acquisition. "When you look at our ability to more tightly integrate the design, validation, firmware, and software tools, it leads to a much better stable image platform," Moorhead says.

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Now It's A Quad-Core War

7/20/2006
A day after Intel said it'll pack four CPUs onto a processor by year's end, AMD executives said AMD will demonstrate its own quad-core chip in the next six months and launch it in mid-2007.

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Blade Vendor War Looms On Horizon

6/16/2006
Get ready for the blade wars. This small but fast-growing segment of the server market appears to be ready to pop as vendors release streamlined designs that are better positioned as rackmount replacements and, in some cases, offer pricing attractive enough to draw new customers to the model.

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AMD To Roll Out Low-Power Desktop CPUs

5/15/2006
Advanced Micro Devices, which has spent the last year touting power savings in its server processors, on Tuesday plans to unveil a line of desktop CPUs with models that run more than twice as efficient as some of AMD's mainstream desktop parts.

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AMD Subpoenas Microsoft In Intel Antitrust Case

4/14/2006
Advanced Micro Devices is asking for a variety of documents, E-mail, and other correspondence related to Microsoft's software development plans, inclusion of AMD in technology planning, and financial discussions about AMD, according to the subpoena.

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Intel Unveils Next Mobile Platform

3/7/2006
Intel's new technology, code-named Robson, promises system boots that take half the time of notebooks on the market today and application launches that are five times as fast with its NAND flash memory.

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Q&A: Intel's Paul Otellini

3/3/2006
The chip giant's CEO talks about the Pro, an enterprise system to be launched this year that focuses on manageability and security, and technology to watch at this week's developer conference in San Francisco.

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Oracle Gets Behind Itanium

3/2/2006
Later today, Oracle will announce special per-core licensing for dual-core Itanium-based systems and pledge versions of its software for HP's Unix operating system, HP-UX, on Itanium.

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AMD Acknowledges Desktop CPU Shortages

12/22/2005
A letter Advanced Micro Devices sent to some partners, according to two sources, mentions the Athlon 64 3500, 3800, the dual-core X2 3800, and the lower-end Sempron 2600 and 2800 as being in tight supply.

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Dell Dips Into AMD Waters

11/8/2005
In its first shift away from an all-Intel lineup, Dell is offering retail versions of some AMD Athlon 64 processors. That's raising speculation that the PC giant might adopt AMD in its systems; Dell says they don't now, and won't comment further.

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CES: Vendors Voice Value Of VoIP

1/7/2005
Vendors at CES this week advanced the idea of voice-over-IP and network-attached storage in the home, announcing a number of new devices that connect directly into the home network.

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Home Is Where Wireless Vendors' Heart Is At CES

1/7/2005
Moving the industry closer toward the convergence of PCs and consumer electronics devices, an array of networking vendors at this week's Consumer Electronics Show demonstrated products designed to ease wireless video sharing in the home.

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IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
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