Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AMD, the No. 2 maker of PC microprocessors, has had a tough year as it trailed Intel in competitiveness and saw a slowdown in demand as consumers began to favor tablets and smartphones over PCs.
Intel chief executive Paul Otellini said in a conference call that the outlook for the second half is good, but he's muted on cellphone chips.
Both earnings and revenues came in slightly below expectations.
AMD says it gained market share in a part of the U.S. retail laptop chips market.
The bright spot: average microprocessor prices are up.
Intel announced today that it is shipping its first low-power Atom microprocessor designed specifically for a new breed of servers dubbed "microservers."
As warned, AMD's third quarter financial performance was weak as consumers waited for Windows 8 and the economy weakened.
AMD says its A-series APU chips will be speed demons when it comes to running games.
Intel chief executive Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is being released before it's done.
Sean Maloney, once considered the heir apparent to Intel chief executive Paul Otellini, plans to retire after three decades with the world's biggest chip maker.
AMD's chief financial officer Thomas Seifert has decided to pursue other opportunities.
For every 120 tablets sold, a server has to handle the web traffic they generate.
Intel's Kirk Skaugen says there are more innovations coming for the PC in the next 18 months than have come in the next decade
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