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At CES, chipmakers play their cards

Intel CEO sees Net boosting consumer electronics, and PC makers put the company's Penryn into products. Plus: Nvidia's boost for AMD.

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The Las Vegas extravaganza known as the Consumer Electronics Show isn't exactly a chipmaker's event, but Intel and Advanced Micro Devices are still making their presence known.

CIA technology will map your face

The most interesting product that Intel CEO Paul Otellini brought to his keynote address was an automatic avatar builder made by BigStage.
January 8, 2008

Intel CEO sees Net boosting consumer electronics

Paul Otellini predicts during his CES keynote that the Internet's impact on the PC industry is about to play out again in the consumer electronics market.
Photos: Otellini envisions an always-connected world
January 7, 2008

New PC platforms from Intel will face hurdles

The benchmark results are suitably impressive, but the products--especially "Skulltrail"--depend on other tech to help them achieve their full potential.
January 7, 2008

Mobile Penryn: Early test results

Performance gains aren't immediately evident. Intel is really just laying the foundation for architectural advances due later in the year with Nehalem.
HP updates the Pavilion HDX with Penryn
Toshiba jumps on the Penryn bandwagon
January 7, 2008

Nvidia announces new chipsets, Hybrid SLI

The new NForce 700-series products are AMD-only designs, but they also bring about Hybrid Power (for laptop gamers) and GeForce Boost (for mainstream desktop types).
January 7, 2008

Intel, AMD toss in their chips at CES

AMD has much less to say, given that its priorities center on fixing the Barcelona and Phenom processors, but it will talk up its upcoming Puma notebook platform.
January 7, 2008

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