AMD announces new 'Duron' processor

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (amd) is pitching staying power with a new brand of processor designed for the value PC.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (amd) is pitching staying power with a new brand of processor designed for the value PC. The processor's name, Duron, was derived from the Latin word "durare," which means "to last." Duron was announced Thursday morning by Jerry Sanders, the company's chairman and CEO, at its financial analyst meeting in New York. Full story. -- John G. Spooner, ZDNet News