Tick, Tock

June 2007
Forbes Asia;6/4/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p64
This article presents a time line of events at Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) that reflects the intense competition between the two microprocessor makers in the U.S. In 1999 Craig Barrett became chief executive officer of Intel. In June 1999 AMD rolls out Athlon for desktop personal computers. In 2000 Hector Ruiz joins AMD as president. In November 2000, Intel's Pentium 4 debuts. In April 2002, Ruiz became AMD CEO. In May 2002 Paul Otellini became Intel CEO.


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