Intel to pay AMD to settle antitrust lawsuit

Intel to pay AMD to settle antitrust lawsuit
Intel has revealed that they are now going to pay $1.25 billion to their biggest rival AMD to settle the ongoing antitrust lawsuit.
AMD had filed this lawsuit back in 2004 and it had become a legal nightmare for Intel.
This settlement also would now extend the cross-licensing [...]

Intel sees a huge market for Atom processors in India

Intel sees a huge market for Atom processors in India
India is a land of small cars and cheap computers. Netbooks are gaining massive popularity in India due to their low costs.
Intel is one company that aims to benefit from that.
The company said that their Atom range of processors can make computing more [...]

Intel Sodaville Atom based chips for Television

Intel Sodaville Atom based chips for Television
Intel continues to work hard to get an entry into the consumer electronics segment.
The company showcased their latest Sodaville range of chips that are based on their Atom range of processors.
Intel Sodaville chip range is designed to be used in television set top boxes.
The first [...]

ARM announces 2GHz Cortex-A9 microprocessor

ARM announces 2GHz Cortex-A9 microprocessor
ARM has announced a new Cortex-A9 microprocessor that would run at 2 GHz.
This processor has designed to be used on portable devices like smartphones and smartbooks.
The company aims to deliver the product by the end of the year so that devices powered by it could arrive by next year. [...]

NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology to merge their chip operations

NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology to merge their chip operations
NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology have announced their decision to merge their operations by April next year.
The merged entity would become the world’s third largest chip manufacturer in terms of revenues.
The new entity would be called NEC Electronics and it would be headed [...]

AMD Athlon II X4 620 quad core processor announced

AMD Athlon II X4 620 quad core processor announced
AMD has announced a new quad core processor Athlon II X4 620 which has been priced at around USD 100.
The company said that this new processor is based on the 45nm processor architecture. It has been designed with Windows 7 operating system in mind.
AMD [...]

AMD launches six-core Opteron EE

AMD launches six-core Opteron EE
Microprocessor manufacturer AMD has announced the launch of their latest processor model.
Six-core AMD Opteron EE is a low power consuming edition of their six-core Opteron processor.
This new processor has been launched just in time for the upcoming VMworld show that opens today.
AMD said that this new processors consume just [...]

Samsung and Intrinsity announces a 1GHz mobile processor

Samsung and Intrinsity announces a 1GHz mobile processor
Samsung and Intrinsity have together announced a new mobile processor that could someday power the Apple iPhone.
This new mobile processor from Samsung is rated at 1GHz.
It is similar in architecture to the processor that currently powers the Apple iPhone.
Apple iPhone 3GS is powered with [...]

Intel Nehalem EX would go on sale early next year

Intel Nehalem EX would go on sale early next year
Microprocessor industry giant Intel has announced that they would start manufacturing the new generation Nehalem EX processor in the second half of the year.
The company said that they would start retailing their Nehalem EX processor range from early next year.
This new processor would become the successor [...]

Hewlett-Packard could use ARM processors in netbooks

Hewlett-Packard could use ARM processors in netbooks
Hewlett-Packard has admitted that they are considering using processors made by ARM for some of their netbook models.
Intel Atom is currently the most popular processor used in these low cost computing machines.
HP said: “We look at ARM quite a bit. The mini category is one that plays closely to [...]

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