microprocessor : Definition, Usages, News and More
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n integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive
How ARM trade is positioned for fall A large put trade is looking for more potential downside in microprocessor company ARM Holdings. optionMONSTER systems show that a trader bought 19,691 July 37 puts for $0.90 yesterday, above the listed ...
June 12, 2013 - optionMONSTER via Yahoo! Finance
AMD announces a 5GHz microprocessor, but few will care On Tuesday, Advanced Micro Devices announced the AMD FX-9590, the first 5GHz microprocessor for the PC—at a time, unfortunately, when even PC enthusiasts care little about the processor’s clock speed. The new eight-core 5GHz FX-9590 and 4.7GHz FX-9370 feature AMD’s latest “Piledriver” architecture, which was designed to allow higher clock speeds. They also come “unlocked,” which means that end ...
June 11, 2013 - PC World
How the Haswell Chip Makes the New MacBook Air Last 12 Hours New chips should excite you. Instead, the news reports you read whenever some new microprocessor is released are the dullest things in the world. They are obtuse and inscrutable, a mish-mash of numbers and acronyms for technologies you can’t really wrap your head around.
June 11, 2013 - Wired News
Paul Otellini in Register In a strongly worded statement, Intel's chief executive Paul Otellini said: "Intel takes strong exception to this decision. We believe the decision is wrong and ignores the reality of a highly competitive microprocessor marketplace...... There has...
Hector Ruiz in CTV.ca Everywhere in the world, customers deserve freedom of choice and the benefits of innovation -- and these are being stolen away in the microprocessor market,said Hector Ruiz, president and chief executive officer of the Sunnyvale-based AMD.
Andrew Cuomo in CRN After careful preliminary review, we have determined that questions raised about Intel's potential anticompetitive conduct warrant a full and factual investigation,Cuomo said. "Protecting fair and open competition in the microprocessor...