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  • 21 candidates file nominations in Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar seats November 5, 2014

    Jammu: On the last date of the filing of nominations for the first phase of the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, 21 candidates on Saturday filed their papers from Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar constituencies of Jammu region. These seats will got to polls on November 25. In Ramban, BJP candidate...
  • AMD launches new processors in India at Rs 2,299 onwards April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: US-based chipmaker AMD launched new processors at price starting from Rs 2,299 in the country, a move that could help manufacturers lower prices of desktop PCs in India. The new APUs (Accelerated Processing Unit), based on AMD's Kabini AM1 platform, promises two times quicker...
  • Now, you can run Android apps on Windows September 29, 2012

    Houston: Soon many of you will have a chance to add applications from the most popular mobile operating system, Android, to the most popular desktop system, Windows and enjoy technological marvel, thanks to the Chipmaker AMD and Bluestacks. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and BlueStacks have teamed up to let consumers...
  • AMD's new unit to focus on embedded apps June 19, 2012

    Huston: Global Chip maker AMD, which has appointed IndianAmerican Arun Iyengar as the corporate vice president and general manager of a new unit, is looking to capitalise on the opportunity in the embedded applications market. The AMD Embedded Solutions Group will operate as a separate business within AMD's Global Business...
  • ExIntel employee pleads guilty to theft charges April 8, 2012

    San Francisco: A former Intel Corp employee who allegedly stole from the chipmaker documents worth hundreds of millions of dollars pleaded guilty on Friday to five counts of wire fraud. Federal prosecutors in Boston had alleged that Biswamohan Pani, 36, downloaded some of Intel's "most valuable" design and manufacturing documents in...
  • 8.429 GHz AMD processor is the world's fastest September 13, 2011

    New Delhi: US chipmaker giant AMD has announced that it has achieved the Guinness World Record for the "Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor," by engineering the upcoming 8core AMD FX desktop processor. "The recordbreaking processor speed that resides in the AMD FX CPU clearly demonstrates performance gains for the...
  • Andhra: 49,000 tonnes uranium deposit found July 19, 2011

    Rawatbhata: Scientists have found massive uranium deposits at the mines in Tummalapalle in Andhra Pradesh, a site that has the potential to emerge as the largest reserve of the key nuclear fuel in the world. "At today's estimates, the uranium reserves are to the tune of 49,000 tonnes. We expect it...
  • AMD launches new chips, challenges Intel June 15, 2011

    San Francisco: Advanced Micro Devices, nearing half a year without a chief executive, is launching new processors aimed at mainstream personal computers and challenging rivals Intel and Nvidia. AMD's Llano chips, which include both central and graphics processors, are aimed at mid to highend laptops and desktop computers. The chips, part of...
  • Eating fish can reduce blindness risk by half March 15, 2011

    London: Eating fish just once or twice a week could reduce the risk of suffering from the most common form of blindness by nearly half. Research shows that eating omega3 fatty acids, most commonly found in tinned salmon and tuna, can help prevent the onset of agerelated macular degeneration (AMD), a...
  • AMD CEO left partly over mobile strategy January 12, 2011

    San Francisco: The departure of Advanced Micro Devices' chief executive followed months of concern among some board members that he wasn't doing enough to get the chip maker into the exploding mobile market, a company source said. PC chip maker AMD's shares slumped 9 per cent to close at $8.36 on...
  • Intel and AMD launch new processors January 11, 2011

    Threatened by the high demand of tablets and smart phones, companies launch new processors. ...
  • AMD CEO resigns, CFO named interim chief January 11, 2011

    San Francisco: Advanced Micro Devices Inc Inc's chief executive resigned on Monday as the world's No. 2 maker of PC microprocessor chips said it was seeking a new CEO to boost the company's growth, sending shares down nearly 4 percent in afterhours trading. AMD said the resignation of Dirk Meyer was...
  • AMD makes inroads into laptop market May 7, 2010

    San Francisco: Advanced Micro Devices Inc may make some of its largest inroads into the fastgrowing laptop computer market thanks to a new generation of powerefficient chips to be unveiled next week. People familiar with the matter who work for AMD said the company's latest microprocessors are expected to be included...
  • Intel to pay AMD $1.25 bn, settle all legal disputes November 13, 2009

    San Francisco: Intel Corp will pay rival chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc $1.25 billion to settle all outstanding legal disputes, in a move that can hasten the resolution of Intel's antitrust troubles. AMD, whose shares jumped 22 per cent, agreed to withdraw essentially all its regulatory complaints and litigation against...
  • EU hands down record antitrust fine to Intel May 14, 2009

    Brussels/San Francisco: EU regulators on Wednesday slapped a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.45 billion) fine on Intel Corp for antitrust violations and ordered it to halt illegal efforts to squeeze out archfoe AMD. Analysts say the move, which Intel CEO Paul Otellini vigorously contested, may help AMD recoup some of...
  • Indian techie charged with data theft, parents cry foul September 18, 2008

    Bhubaneswar: IT giant Intel has charged its former employee, an Indian engineer of stealing company secrets. His parents in Orissa say he is being unnecessarily harassed in a trade dispute between two international software giants. Until recently, Biswamohan Pani's elderly parents took pride in their son working in the US. But,...
  • Indian in US charged with stealing Intel 'trade secrets' September 17, 2008

    New Delhi: An Indian software engineer in the US has been charged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for stealing trade secrets of software giant Intel Corp. Thirtythree year old Biswamohan Pani joined chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) after resigning from Intel. The FBI reportedly found some sensitive documents at...
  • Lenovo goes AMD with desktops September 20, 2006

    New Delhi: Looks like all the big boys are jumping on to the AMD band wagon. Dell has already announced their entrylevel systems with AMD processors and they should be out pretty soon. Excerpts from the press release read, Lenovo on Tuesday unveiled the new ThinkCentre A60, the first worldwide ThinkCentre...