AMD nearly doubles profit, but still seeking CEO
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Thursday reported that its net income nearly doubled in the first quarter as the computer industry benefits from strong corporate demand. But the company is still without a permanent ...
Apple MacBooks get speedier with Intel 'Thunderbolt' technology
Apple on Thursday unveiled an updated line of MacBook Pro laptop computers featuring new Intel "Thunderbolt" technology for moving digital films and other data "blazingly fast."
AMD tops estimates with 4Q results
(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter profit shrank from a year ago, when a big legal settlement it won from archrival chip maker Intel Corp. pumped up AMD's earnings.
AMD's CEO resigns suddenly, board cites growth (Update)
(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. forced out its CEO Dirk Meyer on Monday in a surprise twist of fate for a technologist who inherited the chip maker when it was in tatters and won fans on Wall Street for ...
New computer chips help PCs compete with tablets
Semiconductor companies are whipping up a new generation of chips to bring richer video and better battery life to personal computers and help them hold off threats from tablets and increasingly powerful smart ...
Insider trading case focuses on Apple's secrets
(AP) -- Federal prosecutors in Manhattan broadened their insider trading crackdown Thursday, arresting four people on charges alleging that so-called "expert consultants" revealed secrets about Apple Inc.'s iPhone and other ...
AMD sees better profit margins in 2011
(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices is raising its profit forecast as the company readies the rollout of an ambitious new line of computer processors.
AMD narrows loss, but spinoff weighs on chip maker
(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. narrowed its third-quarter loss slightly, as the chip maker's remaining stake in factories it spun off last year dragged down the results.
AMD cuts 3Q guidance, blames weak consumer sales
(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has lowered its third-quarter outlook, supplying fresh evidence that consumers' penny-pinching on personal computers has led to a painful back-to-school shopping season for some technology ...
Intel, other chip makers suffer on PC sales fears
(AP) -- Shares of chipmakers Intel Corp., Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Nvidia Corp. dropped Tuesday as analysts said demand for computers looks shaky heading into the all-important back-to-school season.
FTC says computer buyers benefit from Intel deal (Update 2)
(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission is trumpeting its settlement with Intel Corp. as a victory for consumers who have overpaid for computer chips for a decade, though computer buyers shouldn't expect a sudden ...
Dell Inc. paying $100 million in SEC deal
(AP) -- Computer maker Dell Inc. is paying $100 million to settle civil charges that it fraudulently used payments from Intel to pump up its profits to meet Wall Street targets over five years, the government announced Thursday.
FTC extends antitrust settlement talks with Intel
(AP) -- Federal regulators will take at least two more weeks to work out details of a proposed agreement with Intel Corp. to settle charges that the giant chipmaker violated antitrust laws.
AMD whittles 2Q loss as chip sales rebound
(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. shrank its second-quarter loss on reviving sales of computers that use its chips and a wrenching years-long effort to shed costs.