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Back and forth for Intel and AMD

As the chipmakers duke it out for bragging rights, Intel regains the lead in U.S. retail sales and AMD issues a warning.

As the chipmakers duke it out for bragging rights, Intel takes back lead in U.S. retail sales and AMD issues a warning.

Intel takes back lead in U.S. retail

Chip giant can thank Toshiba notebook sales for return to No. 1 spot over smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices.
July 10, 2006

PC pricing, demand take hit in second quarter

A warning from AMD on PC sales could signal a slow market. Or is it a reminder that the April quarter is the cruelest?
July 7, 2006

Intel's long-awaited Montecito set for debut

Energy efficiency improvements to get the spotlight at the July 18 launch of the delayed high-end server chip.
July 7, 2006

AMD to miss revenue target

Ahead of scheduled announcement, chipmaker gives revenue figures that fall short of previous expectations.
July 6, 2006 previous coverage

Opteron climbs supercomputer rankings

AMD's server chip shows up in more and more high-performance supercomputers ranked on latest Top 500 list.
June 28, 2006

Marvel picks up Intel's communications chip unit

A day after the debut of a key server processor, Intel hands off a line of business that never really took off.
June 27, 2006

Intel: We're back

Hopes are riding on the Woodcrest server chip, now in formal release, to turn back recent market share losses.
June 26, 2006

Intel opens 65-nanometer plant in Ireland

Its third such chip plant, the facility will help the company push ahead with a new line of multicore goods.
June 23, 2006

AMD in deal to build chip factory in New York

Nonbinding agreement with state calls for building a $3.2 billion microprocessor plant in Saratoga Springs.
June 23, 2006

A dazed Intel shifts into comeback mode

news analysis Intel's upcoming release of its next generation of processors could be the spark needed to restart the chip giant's fire.
June 21, 2006

Chip breaks speed record in deep freeze

This chip hits 500GHz at minus 451 Fahrenheit, perfect for Ted Williams or a woolly mammoth.
June 19, 2006

AMD dissolves Alchemy product line

Chipmaker also plans investment in Raza Microelectronics, the company picking up its handheld processors.
June 13, 2006

Chipmakers gear up for manufacturing hurdles

For chip designers, the next decade is going to be one big wrestling match with the laws of physics and chemistry.
Images: Chips of the future
June 11, 2006