AMD's new Lightweight Profiling proposal offers a valuable new tool to software developers.
They let developers create software that supports 64-bit x86 chips--important in making the new generation of chips useful.
The chipmaker will likely take a two-phase approach to providing software that Linux needs to take advantage of the Centrino chips.
The chipmaker announces new software to help programmers speed up Linux programs running on Intel Xeon and Pentium 4 processors.
The chipmaker recently opened a new lab to help software developers increase performance of applications that run on portable devices using its XScale PXA processor.
Chief executive Andy Grove announces a new version of the company's Vtune product, which is designed to accelerate Java on Intel hardware.