Even though Intel's new Itanium chip arrived years late, some of its performance numbers draw qualified praise from industry analysts.
May 30, 2001, 12:50 p.m. PT
AMD server chips face tough audience
Advanced Micro Devices reaches out to potential customers with a line of Athlon processors for workstations and servers, but hardware makers so far are saying "No thanks."
May 30, 2001, 12:10 p.m. PT
Chips may slump into spring 2002
Citing weak demand, Morgan Stanley analyst Mark Edlestone lowers estimates on seven semiconductor companies and predicts a continued decline in revenue growth.
May 30, 2001, 8:25 a.m. PT
Server makers tout new Itanium models
update Intel launches its new 64-bit Itanium server chip with little fanfare, but major computer makers chime in with a slew of new Itanium machines.
May 29, 2001, 1:45 p.m. PT
Global chip market seen shrinking this year
The global semiconductor market will likely shrink 13.5 percent in 2001 to $176.79 billion because of sluggish demand for PCs and cell phones, a new study says.
May 29, 2001, 1:00 p.m. PT