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TI licenses 32-bit synthesizable MIPS core for integration with DSP
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12/18/2001   Post a comment
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--MIPS Technologies Inc. today announced that Texas Instruments Inc. has licensed its next-generation, synthesizable 32-bit RISC processor core, the MIPS32 4KEc.
AMD introducing 1GHz Duron processor
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12/17/2001   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is expected today to roll out the first "value" mobile microprocessor to break 1 GHz.
AMD ups speed of mobile Duron CPU to 1 GHz for notebook PCs
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12/17/2001   Post a comment
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today introduced a 1-GHz mobile Duron microprocessor, which AMD claimed is now the highest performance PC processor for "mainstream notebook" computers.
Transmeta falls short of production goals
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12/12/2001   Post a comment
Transmeta Corp., Santa Clara, Calif. today announced that it will fall short of its production goals of its new TM5500 and TM5800 for the current quarter.
AMD eyes Dresden as site for 300mm wafer fab
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12/12/2001   Post a comment
Dresden, Germany -- Advanced Micro Devices' fab complex here is being considered as the site for a 300mm wafer pilot line sometime in 2003, and ultimately for a production fab a year later, officials here said Tuesday.
Samsung will move 0.13-micron processes into mass production early next year
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12/12/2001   Post a comment
SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. today disclosed plans to begin mass production of 0.13-micron integrated circuits early in 2002 using a newly developed technology platform that gives the Korean chip maker three options for different kinds of IC products.
AMD launches Athlon processor, new chip set for multiprocessing systems
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12/12/2001   Post a comment
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today launched a new Athlon microprocessor and chip set with special architectural features to perform multiprocessing applications in server and workstation systems.
AMD prepares for SOI processing in Dresden fab
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12/11/2001   Post a comment
DRESDEN, Germany -- Advanced Micro Devices' wafer fab here is proof that the company no longer depends on Intel Corp. for technological advances, AMD officials contend.
Intel, Sun sketch multiprocessor chip plans
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12/10/2001   Post a comment
Intel Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. are each laying plans to deliver multiprocessing computers on a chip. Both plan to put two to more processors on a die with simultaneous multithreading (SMT), a design approach that lets a processor handle two or more threads of an application simultaneously.
AMD expects a better Q4 on strong processor sales
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12/7/2001   Post a comment
Christmas has come early for AMD. The chipmaker has issued a statement to say it expects higher sales in its current -- fourth -- quarter than it previously forecast.
Intel ups Q4 revenue estimate with processor demand better than expected
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12/6/2001   Post a comment
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Intel Corp. today raised its estimate for fourth-quarter revenues to a range of $6.7-to-$6.9 billion compared to a previous guidance of $6.2-to-$6.8 billion because better-than expected demand for microprocessors.
AMD raises Q4 sales forecast to 10% sequential growth
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12/6/2001   Post a comment
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today raised its sales forecast for the fourth quarter partly because of strong for its new Athlon XP processor, which was introduced on Oct. 9. AMD said better-than-expected PC processor sales will drive up overall Q4 revenues by 10% compared to $765.9 million in the third quarter.

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