The chipmaker, buffeted by rivals and a rough economy, could announce the move as soon as next week, CNET has learned.
The software giant releases the beta of Windows 8 and promises it will create a more consistent experience across tablets, laptops, and desktops.
AMD hopes a Fusion APU in a laptop will take the place of a traditional dedicated CPU/dedicated GPU combo, as well as improve on laptops with a CPU and mediocre integrated graphics.
Deal ends AT&T monopoly on the device, while Google dumps H.264 video encoding. Also: unloading MySpace.
Advanced Micro Devices will challenge Intel on the small laptop front with processors that vie with the Atom chip in Netbook-class designs. And AMD may trump Intel with extra integrated circuitry to boost graphics performance.
A $46 billion cash balance is more valuable to shareholders in the form of higher earnings per share or a dividend, Stanford C. Bernstein analyst says.
Follow the companies that are shedding workers with this live layoff tracker, which we'll continue to update as more news surfaces.
Richard Stallman says anyone who puts their data in the cloud is stupid. Cooley thinks he's right about some things, but finds other parts of his statement stupid. Find out which is which.
Dell's business-class (but suitable-for-anyone) Vostro 1000 includes a dual-core processor, discrete graphics, and choice of operating system.
There's a growing range of alternatives to the hugely popular Eee PC. Come and see whether any of these cheap, portable laptops stand up to the Asus original