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Week in Review: Next-gen CPUs and Microsoft’s idea how to sell more software

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Week in Review: Next-gen CPUs and Microsoft's idea how to sell more software

Here’s TG Daily’s 2-minute rundown of the week. Click through our handy slide show to get an overview of the news to know of the past five days.

AMD, Intel and Microsoft dominated the headlines this week. AMD had a one-two punch with its new AM2 socket processors and good server numbers. Intel answered with first official – and impressive – benchmark numbers for its first processor with “Core” microarchitecture – the upcoming Xeon 5100 “Woodcrest”.

Microsoft rolled out version 3 of Live Local and told us how the company plans to sell more software and computers in emerging markets. No lawsuits this week, but we did find a laser turntable to add extend the life of your LP’s.

Click through TG Daily’s Week in Review: May 20-26 2006