Stories by Agam Shah

AMD launches platform for multimedia users

Advanced Micro Devices is expected to launch the 'Spider' platform, which combines the company's next-generation quad-core processors, graphics cards and chipsets in one platform to deliver better graphics, performance-per-watt and improved high-definition video.

AMD could bite Intel with cash infusion

With Advanced Micro Devices on thin ice with severe pressure from chip rival Intel and four consecutive quarterly net losses, the cash infusion by an Abu Dhabi government investment arm could help the struggling chip maker remain competitive.

Hard drive prices drop as PC demand rises

Competition from flash memory and increased shipment of PCs and consumer electronics are driving down prices and fueling demand for hard disk drives, according to a survey released by iSuppli this week.

HP zooms out of camera business

Hewlett-Packard announced it will shift the focus of its digital camera business, jumping out of manufacturing, distribution and design, in order to concentrate more on its home photo printing and online photo services.

HP launches the 'mother of all workstations'

Hewlett-Packard has pumped up the graphics and processing power on its line of business workstations, introducing a quad-core desktop the company calls the "mother of all workstations."

Gateway plans to buy Packard Bell

Gateway announced this week its plans to acquire PC vendor Packard Bell for an undisclosed amount, a move funded by Acer as part of its planned acquisition of Gateway.