101 posts and columns on personal computers
News Bytefallen by more than 13 percent today following word of a downgrade to “sell” by Goldman Sachs analyst James Covello. With sales of PCs slowing to rates not seen since records have been kept, the outlook for AMD, Covello argues, despite winning supply contracts from both Microsoft and Sony in forthcoming gaming systems, doesn’t justify its recent rise to as high as $4.40 a share. AMD was trading at $3.80 a share, down 59 cents with 30 minutes to go in the session.
News ByteWindows Blue will be unveiled at the Microsoft BUILD conference in San Francisco next month. The news came from Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, in an appearance at the Wired Business Conference in New York.