AMD's attempt to seize the initiative on visual computing by purchasing ATI Technologies hasn't panned out and the company so far hasn't been able to stem the flow of red ink, though the CEO told investors in December 2007 there were "bold plans" to return the company to profitability. AMD has been seen as having trouble getting products out the door and gaining in the market against rival Intel. But the two leading chip makers have been reported lately as distancing themselves from other competitors in the field.


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AMD Tries to Shanghai Virtualization

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ASICs for Adaptec

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