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Oculus responds to Rift’s major shipment delays

Following on from yesterday’s reports that Oculus has had to push back Rift shipment dates by a significant margin this week, the company has decided to offer a formal statement on the matter. As we know, the Rift has been facing supply chain issues, causing pre-orders to go out late …

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HTC speaks out on issues during Vive EU launch

The launch of the first virtual reality consumer headsets has not been without its issues. HTC had some problems with pre-orders being mistakenly cancelled and a few other problems have arisen but the company is working hard to resolve them and has spoken out to explain things to its customers. …

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AMD’s 2016 APUs to be powered by ‘Excavator’ x86 cores – slides

Advanced Micro Devices will not use its next-generation high-performance “Zen” micro-architecture for its accelerated processing units next year, if excerpts from an alleged AMD presentation published by a web-site are to be believed. While the slides reveal AMD’s intentions, they do not answer all the questions about the forthcoming chip. …

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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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AMD details ‘Carrizo’: High-density design, lowered power consumption

At the International Solid-State Circuits Conference 2015 Advanced Micro Devices unveiled the first official details regarding its code-named “Carrizo” accelerated processing units. As reported, the new chips are aimed specifically at notebooks and therefore were designed from the ground up to be extremely power efficient and integrate all functionality possible. …

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AMD preps ‘Bristol Ridge’ APUs: ‘Carrizo’ for desktops

Although Advanced Micro Devices does not have plans to bring the code-named “Carrizo” accelerated processing units to the market of traditional desktop computers, it is expected that a similar chip will actually make it into desktops. Unfortunately, this will happen only next year and it is unlikely that it will …

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AMD to lower R&D spending on computing and graphics products

Advanced Micro Devices said this week that in the light of changing market environment and dropping revenues it will reprioritize its research and development (R&D) investments. The company will lower spending on creation of computing and graphics (CG) products and will boost funding of enterprise, embedded and semi-custom (EESC) projects. …

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No PC chip growth in 2012, phones fair far better

You can measure how well a market is doing in a number of different ways. IDC takes the ‘macro’ view – researching hard to work out what the long term patterns look like. At the other end of the scale, IC Insights watch the the fabrication plants (FABs) and they …

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