In some important market segments, Advanced Micro Devices' chip strategy was not promising. But whether this had anything to do with the CEO's ouster, is not clear.
AMD executives make more positive comments about tablets, stepping away from cautious statements made by former CEO Dirk Meyer.
Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba are the latest in a growing list of first-tier PC makers signing up for AMD's power-efficient Fusion chips. Watch your back, Intel.
Sony is apparently taking its Netbook-class laptops up-market, while Lenovo has already announced a new laptop that is more laptop than Netbook.
Lenovo's new IdeaPads focus on new processors, faster performance.
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.