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AMD begins development of its third major semi-custom design

Advanced Micro Devices recently started to design its third semi-custom accelerated processing unit for an undisclosed customer. Some believe that this third semi-custom system-on-chip will eventually power Nintendo’s next-generation game console code-named “NX”. However, AMD claims that the new SoC “expands the base” of its semi-custom business beyond gaming, which …

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No more cats: AMD reconsiders ultra-low-power CPU roadmap

Advanced Micro Devices first revealed plans to develop special low-power/low-cost x86 micro-architectures in mid-2007 in a bid to compete for ultra-portable and inexpensive devices. The micro-architectures got their names – Bobcat, Jaguar and Puma – from cats to emphasize their agility and efficiency. Eight years later AMD abandons development of …

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Sales of Sony PlayStation 4 surpass 20.2 million units worldwide

Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 continues to demonstrate incredible sales dynamics never seen before in the history of video game consoles. At the Game Developers Conference the platform holder revealed that cumulative sales of PS4 systems had surpassed 20 million units worldwide. As of the 1st of March, 2015, sales of …

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Sales of Microsoft Xbox One hit nearly 10 million units

Microsoft Corp. late on Wednesday said that the life-to-date (LTD) shipments of its Xbox One video game console are about to surpass 10 million units. As expected, sales of XB1 are significantly behind those of Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4, which is shipments have set multiple records for Sony. “As we …

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Microsoft delays Xbox One launch in China

Microsoft Corp. has decided to delay the launch of its Xbox One video game console in mainland China. The company said that it needs some additional time to polish the system before it reaches the market. Microsoft’s Xbox One will be the first foreign gaming console officially sold in China …

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