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Microsoft, Intel reports weigh on PC stocks

The shares of companies that rely on personal computers for their success fell Friday as recent reports from Microsoft, Intel and other companies showed damage from the decline in the PC market. Full story

AMD gives upbeat revenue forecast, eyes game consoles

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Advanced Micro Devices forecast stronger-than-expected revenue growth of 22 percent in the third quarter from the second, as the chip maker expands into new game consoles and other markets to offset slowing sales of personal computers. Full story

Fairchild Semiconductor profit misses on weak sales to PC makers

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc's <FCS.N> second-quarter profit missed analysts' estimates due to lower demand from makers of notebook PCs and mobile devices. Full story

News Summary: Intel sees flat sales this year

GOING MOBILE: As consumers shift spending from PCs to tablets and smartphones, new Intel CEO Brian Krzanich vowed to give equal emphasis to the company's bread-and-butter "Core" processors for PCs and the smaller, cheaper Atom processors for mobile devices. Full story

Earnings Preview: Microsoft 4Q seen up amid PC sag

Microsoft Corp. is expected to post higher earnings and revenue as its enterprise software business blunts a downturn in the market for personal computers. The software company based in Redmond, Wash., reports its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after the market closes. Full story

Are PCs Doomed?

   Sales of personal computers are down 5 quarters in a row. Are tablets and smartphones the kiss of death for PC? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Mark Spoonauer, Laptop Magazine, weigh in.

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  Intel CFO: 'Highest-Powered Products at Lowest Cost'

Stacy Smith, Intel CFO, speaks to CNBC's Jon Fortt about business as PCs fall on hard times. "We have unmatched assets to make the best devices," he says.

  Top Tech Picks for 2013: Price

As the popularity of PCs wanes, here's where to look next in the technology sector, says Walter Price of Alliance RCM Technology Fund portfolio manager.

  Chinese Company Jolts US Jobs Market

David Schmoock, North American President of Lenovo, discusses his company's move to build PCs in the U.S., with "Squawk on the Street's" Carl Quintanilla.

  Cramer's Mad Dash: The 'Dying' of the PC?

Jim Cramer explains what the negative calls on PCs could mean for your investments.

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File photo of an Intel Inside sticker in San Diego California
File photo of an Intel Inside sticker in San Diego California

An Intel Inside sticker is seen on a personal computer for sale in San Diego, California in this April 22, 2013 file photo. Intel Corp cut its full-year revenue forecast as the personal computer industry experiences slumping sales and a shift toward tablets and smartphones. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File

An Intel Inside sticker is seen on a personal computer for sale in San Diego, California
An Intel Inside sticker is seen on a personal computer for sale in San Diego, California

An Intel Inside sticker is seen on a personal computer for sale in San Diego, California, April 22, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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Gamers (including a Waldo, do you see him?) sit at some of the hundreds of PCs at PAX East.