AMD launches mobile versions of its screaming-fast Kaveri processors

Advanced Micro Devices is launching its code-named Kaveri processors for mobile device. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company says the chips represent one of the biggest technical advances that the company has made in some time. Kaveri chips are meant for games and other high-performance applications, and now they’ll go into laptops and other mobile devices.

With Fusion, AMD plans to stop being the underdog in chips

Making good on plans it laid in 2006, Advanced Micro Devices is finally announcing that its Fusion family of computer chips, which combine graphics functions with general computing power, are ready for prime time. Namely, they’re starring in a host of PC models set to be unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.