Advanced Micro Devices Inc., struggling to compete with Intel Corp. in the market for processors that run server computers, unveiled three new products aimed at making a dent in its larger rival’s sales.
Microsoft Corp. is teaming up with Best Buy Co. to promote machines with its latest Windows 8 operating system as the software maker and electronics retailer try to combat the worst personal computer slump on record.
Microsoft Corp., facing lackluster sales of tablets running its software, said it will include the popular Outlook e-mail program in a new version of Windows RT, after a previous application met with customer complaints.
ARM Holdings Plc, whose technology is at the heart of the chips that run most of the world’s smartphones, plunged after Samsung Electronics Co. said it will use an Intel Corp. chip in one of its tablet models.
Microsoft Corp. is cutting the price of its Windows software for small tablets, seeking to shore up foundering efforts to combat Apple Inc. in the mobile-computing market, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Asustek Computer Inc. introduced a notebook computer that also works as a desktop and tablet PC as manufacturers use the Computex trade show in Taiwan to announce new products meant to capture the shift to mobile computing.