AMD News

AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) is an American transnational IT company founded in 1969 by Jerry Sanders and headquartered in California, U.S. AMD specializes on computer processors and related hardware and software for both business and consumer markets. AMD is the only major rival to Intel in microprocessor development. Crypto proof-of-work mining is performed with graphics processing units that are a major product of AMD, which is why AMD greatly benefited from the cryptocurrency outburst of the last several years. AMD’s products are used for Bitcoin mining as well as for other cryptocurrencies. AMD has also participated in cryptocurrency development. AMD contributed to blockchain technology development by optimizing performance of its major products through implementing software drivers made for blockchain computing with AMD chips.

Analysis
U.S. hardware manufacturer Nvidia reported full-year revenue gains in 2018.
Crypto Winter Survivor: Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining
Stephen O'Neal
2019-02-19T18:23:00+00:00
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RBC analyst Mitch Steves found through calculations that Nvidia reportedly earned $1.35 bln more in crypto, blockchain revenue than reported.
Report: Analyst Finds Nvidia Earned $1.35 Billion More in Total Crypto Revenue Than Stated
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-02-03T14:53:00+00:00
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AMD’s financial data for Q4 2018 appears to confirm a continued mixed market.
AMD Q4 Financial Report Sees Income Dip, Executives Show No Signs Of Panic
William Suberg
2019-01-30T08:01:00+00:00
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Ahead of the release of AMD’s Q4 2018 report, some analysts predict that a “crypto hangover” could still be affecting the company’s revenues.
Analysts Warn That ‘Crypto Hangover’ Could Persist for AMD
Aaron Wood
2019-01-25T23:40:00+00:00
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ConsenSys, AMD and Abu-Dhabi-based Halo Holdings have partnered to build a blockchain-based cloud computing infrastructure for the public and private sector.
ConsenSys and AMD to Jointly Develop Blockchain-Based Cloud Computing Infrastructure
Ana Alexandre
2019-01-04T23:02:00+00:00
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Radeon RX580, a GPU widely used both by miners and gamers, is now being sold for $180, a price drop of over 67 percent since February.
Popular Crypto Mining GPU Price Down 67% Since February
Ana Berman
2018-12-20T00:40:00+00:00
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In depth
Mining hardware manufacturers invent new ways to increase their competitiveness and tackle miners’ interest decline as September was the first month when privat...
How Crypto Market Fall Influences Mining Hardware Sales and Producers’ Revenues
Julia Magas
2018-11-19T21:04:00+00:00
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U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturer AMD has produced eight new crypto mining rigs, marketed as “blockchain compute solutions.”
After ‘Negligible’ Mining-Related Sales, AMD Launches 8 New ‘Blockchain Compute Solutions’
Ana Berman
2018-11-05T18:35:00+00:00
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