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AMD and ARM get cozy with security deal, industry group

Chip maker AMD, holding its big software developer conference in Bellevue this week, announced a new partnership with ARM Holdings this morning that further aligns the behind-the-scenes technologies of the two companies. The partnership is viewed as an attempt to join forces against common rival Intel. Under the arrangement, AMD says it will develop a new… Read More

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How it works: AMD’s new Accelerated Processing Unit

Here’s one for the silicon geeks. At a conference in Bellevue this morning, AMD introduced its new Fusion A-Series Accelerated Processing Units — new types of processors, known as APUs, that combine a CPU and graphics processor on a single silicon die. Speaking to the crowd, AMD corporate fellow Phil Rogers compared current models of computer… Read More