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AMD beats earnings targets as game console-chip shipments remain strong -- but earnings are down big

Advanced Micro Devices reported financial results that beat Wall Street earnings targets thanks to strong sales of game console chips.

The chip maker reported a non-GAAP net profit of 2 cents a share on revenue of $1.4 billion, compared with expectations from analysts of break-even earnings and revenue of $1.34 billion. 682 more words


Apple blows away the competition as usual

“When Apple announced that its iPhone 5s featured a 64-bit ‘desktop class’ architecture, the press focused intensely on the ’64-bit’ aspect of the chip design,” Ashraf Eassa writes for The Motley Fool. 244 more words


Apple's 64-bit Cyclone microarchitecture detailed

“The most challenging part of last year’s iPhone 5s review was piecing together details about Apple’s A7 without any internal Apple assistance,” Anand Lal Shimpi reports for AnandTech. 245 more words


How to estimate a delay cycle for the HCS12

Creating a delay and estimating how much time the delay takes is a straightforward process. I’ll show you how to create a delay routine in assembly, in addition to estimating how much time the routine actually takes.  296 more words