Items tagged with Q4

Analyst firm IHS reports that chip supplier inventories have risen for the seven consecutive month. The continued rise in inventories reflects a general belief that consumer demand for electronic products will soon increase, though economic indicators are somewhat sketchy on this point. "Increases in stockpiles during the first quarter reflect efforts by semiconductor suppliers to rebuild inventory for products that were in short supply during the capacity crunch of 2010,” said Sharon Stiefel, analyst for semiconductor intelligence at IHS. “Suppliers also are moving to strategically... Read more...
AMD has released its fourth quarter 2010 financial results and they're nice numbers to end a year on. The company's revenue of $1.65B was up two percent quarter-on-quarter and flat compared to 2009. Despite the sales plateau, AMD's position has substantially improved over the past 12 months; the company reported a Q4 net income of $375M for the quarter and $471M for the year. Part of that improvement is due to trimming costs—the company's yearly R&D expense was just $352M compared to $432M in 2009—but a hefty chunk of AMD's net income for the year comes courtesy of a legal settlement.... Read more...
AMD announced its second-quarter earnings yesterday and the company's results, while not perfect, imply continued strong execution. The company's revenue was up 40 percent year-on-year on strong demand for server and mobile parts. Total revenue was $1.65B, up five percent from the first quarter. "Robust demand for our latest mobile platforms and solid execution drove record second quarter revenue and a healthy gross margin," said Dirk Meyer, AMD President and CEO. "Our unmatched combination of microprocessor and graphics capabilities resulted in customers launching a record number of new mobile... Read more...
NVIDIA Reports Record Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Company Achieves Record Quarterly Revenue and Record Annual Revenue; Annual Net Income Increases 78 Percent Year-Over-Year SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 13, 2008— NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008 and the fiscal year ended January 27, 2008. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008, revenue increased to a record $1.20 billion, compared to $878.9 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007, an increase of 37 percent.... Read more...
Apple stocks continue to climb despite law suits over iPhone and foreign governments demanding that the Cupertino-based Apple make amends for knowingly selling faulty iBooks a few years back.Another major factor in Apple's performance is, of course, sales.  Two of the major sales factors (outside of the iPhone) are the new Universal Binary applications from major players like Adobe and compelling product refreshes such as the new iMac or updated MacBook Pro.“For the three months that ended Sept. 30, Apple said Monday it earned $904 million, or $1.01 per share, compared with $542 million, or... Read more...
Intel has accelerated the launch date of its “Penryn” 45nm quad-core chips to Q4 of 2007. Such a move would allow for head-to-head competition between Intel’s Penryn and AMD’s K10 Phenom processors. “According to documents seen by X-bit labs, Intel will release its new ‘Intel Core Extreme’ processor with four processing engines made using 45nm process technology in Q4 2007. The document states that ‘launch of the Intel Core Extreme processor pulls into Q4’07,’ emphasizing that the actual brand-name of the product is not yet determined. What is highly likely is that the top-of-the range extreme... Read more...
Acting off a hunch, a patent, and some reliable inside information, Kevin Chang of JP Morgan believes that the iPhone Apple plans to release in Q4 of this year could be based on the iPod Nano. The iPhone has done well thus far, but the price tag of $500 to $600 depending on storage size is keeping Apple's first cell phone out of the hands of those who can't afford one. It is currently speculated that the Q4 iPhone will cost somewhere around $300, half of the price of its bigger brothers.  Apple filed a patent application document dated July 5 that refers to a multifunctional handheld... Read more...
HKEPC reports that AMD will launch FX-64 during the last quarter of this year. What's even more interesting is AMD's plan to make the entire Athlon 64 X2 line of processors available in a 65W version by Q3. Existing models will come in 65W and 89W flavors but the 5200+ will only be available in the 65W variety. "According to the latest roadmap of AMD, 65W TDP and the normal version are merged together, product in 5200+ or lower are all 65W TDP, while Athlon 64 FX 5400+(2.8GHz/512KBx2 L2) and 5600+(2.8GHz/1MBx2 L2) coming in 2007 Q1 are still kept at 89W TDP."  ... Read more...
AMD has been vigorously competing with Intel, and today Joshua Walrath over at Penstar Systems takes a look a AMDs current situation, and ponders how well they'll fare in the next 9 months. With their chips flying off the shelves, and their fab 36 line of CPUs expected to ship in early february, AMD looks to stay strong for months ahead. "Instead of merely saying, "This is what the market needs" they are obviously looking around at what is selling, what price points are being hit, and how their products are compared to the competition. Parts that... Read more...
Well folks, we hope you all had a great Christmas. Can you believe it? Christmas is already over... but that means the news is back in full force, and today we're going to start off with a Q4 2005 Heatsink Roundup, brought to you bad Madshrimps."We are proud to present you with our last heatsink roundup of 2005. Featuring the latest offerings from Arctic, Scythe, Silverstone, Sharkoon and newcomer Noctua. We compare them to the best out there in 3 different test configurations." ... Read more...
As the clock hits afternoon time, there isn't all that much news in today. I'll post what we have now, and I'll update this post if anything new comes along in the next few hours... depending on how the New England Patriots game is going :) Here we go... Al Tech Anydrive FM Transmitter @ MHW "On the left side is where you are able to connect your USB media. Note the distance from the side of the Anydrive and the USB plug is rather small, so if your USB media is not very slim, you may have difficulties inserting your media. On the right side is where you choose which FM station your Anydrive... Read more...