Shifting tides for chipmakers

On the server side, HP puts its last Itanium pieces into place. On the desktop, AMD goes to bat for dual cores.

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On the server side, Hewlett-Packard puts its last Itanium pieces into place. On the desktop, Advanced Micro Devices goes to bat for dual-core technology.

HP moves out of pre-Itanium era

Launch of NonStop servers using Intel chip marks final shift away from HP's own PA-RISC processors in full server family.
May 31, 2005

AMD unveils dual-core desktop chips

The company says its new chips, which will sell at a premium price, will provide better performance and lower power consumption.
May 31, 2005

Tech, drugs and the wealth of nations

newsmaker Cadence Design executive Ray Bingham sees a precedent the U.S. can follow to maintain its tech leadership.
May 31, 2005

previous coverage

Pushing dual-core PCs beyond the desktop

Sparked by the introduction of Intel's Pentium D processor, PC makers discuss transformations in computer design and use.
May 27, 2005

Via touts chip for low-cost notebooks

C7 processor is small and inexpensive enough to allow production of light notebooks priced at $800 or less.
May 27, 2005

AMD details Pacifica virtualization plan

Company releases full details of technology that will let computers run multiple operating systems more easily.
May 25, 2005