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AMD is set to to be the big winner from Intel’s stumbles, Morgan Stanley says

"While we expect Intel to continue to crank out performance gains on 14 nm while they wait for 10 nm to become more commercial, the process node advantage may have swung from Intel to AMD,a strong and surprising statement," analyst Joseph Moore wrote in a note to clients.

The world’s largest producer of bitcoin mining chips, which is run by a 32-year-old billionaire, is reportedly considering an IPO

As Bitmain Technologies expands into developing chips for artificial-intelligence computing, it might be considering going public.
Paul Jacobs is off the Qualcomm board as he seeks to acquire the $89.7 billion chip manufacturer.

Qualcomm kicked its former CEO off the board after he said he might try to buy the $89.7 billion company

Paul Jacobs denounced his removal but praised the company for considering a potential offer.

AMD spikes as new takeover rumors surface

Shares of AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) jumped as much as 5% Wednesday as unconfirmed takeover rumors circulated around Wall Street, Bloomberg reported.

AMD plans to release Spectre-proof processors — but you probably can’t get them until 2019

AMD's Zen 2 chips will have built-in protection, but there's no word about the Zen+ chips coming in April this year.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said Wednesday the company is "working around the clock" to address the Spectre and Meltdown attacks.

Intel plans to release chips that have built-in Meltdown and Spectre protections later this year

Intel has new chips in the works that will include built-in protections against Spectre and Meltdown, CEO Brian Krzanich said on the company's earnings call.
Intel logo is seen behind LED lights in this illustration

Intel is coming out with a new fix for Spectre and Meltdown, because the original caused unexpected reboots

The original fix may have been a little rushed, and it was causing some PCs to unexpectedly reboot.
Samsung's latest premium chip may enable features on future smartphone similar to Apple's Face ID and Animoji.

Samsung’s newest chip may allow for iPhone X-like features on the Galaxy S9

Samsung may have its own version of Animoji sometime soon.

Windows PCs could get a big performance slowdown because of a flaw in Intel chips

It's estimated that some PCs with Intel's affected processors will see a 30% performance hit when Microsoft's software patch is installed.