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Intel "Haswell" CPUs to arrive June 3

On Friday Intel announced that Haswell, its next-generation of Core processors, would arrive in about 3.33 quadrillion nanoseconds. In less esoteric terms, that means Haswell is slated to arrive on June 3 in the U.S. -- around the same date…

IDC lowers semiconductor revenue outlook for 2012, 2013

IDC has lowered its outlook for global semiconductor revenue in 2012 and 2013. Previously, the outfit expected industry revenue to grow 4.6% to $315 billion this year, but its latest forecast has reduced those figures to less than 1% growth…

AMD preparing to lay off 20-30% of workforce

Chipmaker AMD is purportedly preparing to lay off up to one-third of its workforce, according to All Things D and its sources familiar with the company's plans. Amongst positions proposed for elimination are sales and engineering -- a category which…