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11/20/14AMD FirePro Awarded Top Spot on the Green500 List
Most Energy Efficient Supercomputer in the World Is Powered by AMD FirePro(TM) S9150 Server GPUs NEW ORLEANS, LA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) powers the L-CSC cluster at the GSI research facility achieving the number one position for supercomputers on the latest Green500™ List, a ranking of the 500 most energy-efficient supercomputers in the world, with recognition as the world's leader in energy-efficient high performance GPU computing (HPL). The L-CSC cluster is installed ... 
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11/20/14AMD Announces Major Technology Partnerships at Future of Compute Event
During Event Keynotes, Samsung Shows Upcoming Line of FreeSync-Enabled Ultra High-Definition Displays and Capcom Announces Evaluation of AMD Mantle API SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today at its Future of Compute event announced the introduction of the consumer electronic industry's first-ever ultra high-definition (UHD) monitors to feature its innovative, open-standards based FreeSync technology. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., plans to launch the screen synching te... 
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11/20/14AMD Mobile "Carrizo" Family of APUs Designed to Deliver Significant Leap in Performance, Energy Efficiency in 2015
2015 AMD Mobile Roadmap Adds "Carrizo" and "Carrizo-L" SoCs to APU Lineup SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today at its Future of Compute event announced the addition of its first high performance system-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed "Carrizo", and a mainstream SoC codenamed "Carrizo-L" as part of the company's 2015 AMD Mobile APU family roadmap. In collaboration with hardware and software partners, these new 2015 AMD Mobile APUs are designed as complete solutions for ga... 
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11/17/14CORRECTION - AMD to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/17/14 -- In the news release, "AMD to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences," issued Wednesday, November 12 by AMD (NYSE: AMD), we are advised by the company that the time in the final bullet should read "8:50 AM PST" rather than "8:50 AM EST" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. AMD to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences SUNNYVALE, CA -- Nov 12, 2014 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its upcoming financial conference schedule... 
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11/14/14AMD Awarded $32 Million for 'Extreme Scale' High-Performance Computing Research Focused on HSA, APUs and Memory
AMD to Expand Research on Exascale Computers for the Department of Energy SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/14/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that for the third straight year it was awarded research grants for development of critical technologies needed for extreme-scale computing in conjunction with projects associated with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Extreme-Scale Computing Research and Development Program, known as "FastForward 2." The two DOE awards, totaling more than $3... 
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11/13/14AMD FirePro GPUs Enable GSI Research Facility's Heavy Ion Studies
AMD FirePro S9150 GPU Powers More Than 3 petaFLOPS Supercomputer Cluster for OpenCL(TM) applications at GSI SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/13/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) leadership in heterogeneous high performance computing (HPC) is delivering more than 3 petaFLOPS of AMD FirePro™ S9150 server GPU performance for the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH in support of physics research related to heavy ion studies. Each of the 160 ASUS ESC4000 G2S nodes1 of the new L-CSC cluster ... 
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11/12/14AMD to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/12/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its upcoming financial conference schedule: November 18, 9:15 AM PST (updated time) - Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, products, client and graphics business unit, will present at the UBS Global Technology Conference; December 3, 9:00 AM MST - Devinder Kumar, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Technology C... 
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11/11/14AMD Embedded G-Series SoC Gives New Gizmo 2 Development Board a Boost in Performance for DIY Developers
Open Source Single Board Computer From GizmoSphere Offers Flexibility and Performance for Embedded, DIY and Advanced Hobbyist Markets SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/11/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Embedded G-Series System-on-Chip (SoC) is powering the new Gizmo 2 development board from GizmoSphere, a nonprofit development board community. Gizmo 2 is a second-generation, open source development board, offering embedded programmers and advanced DIYers outstanding compute a... 
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11/6/14AMD Launches Exclusive Sid Meier's Civilization(R): Beyond Earth(TM) Game Bundle With AMD Radeon(TM) R9 290 Series Graphics Cards
New Installment to Civilization Series Bundled With Select AMD Radeon(TM) R9 290 Series Graphics Cards as Part of AMD Gaming Evolved Program SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/06/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that qualifying purchases from participating retailers(1) of an AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2, R9 290X or R9 290 graphics card will be eligible for a complimentary copy of 2K's Sid Meier's Civilization®: Beyond Earth™. "I personally have enjoyed more than 500 hours of game time with th... 
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10/27/14AMD to Present at UBS Global Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Vice President and General Manager Graphics Business Unit, Matt Skynner will present at the UBS Global Technology Conference at 2:00 p.m. PST on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Sausalito, CA. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 4 hours after the conclusion of the live event and ... 
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10/27/14Forrest Norrod Joins AMD as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Forrest Norrod (49) has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager of AMD's Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom (EESC) business group, reporting to President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. Norrod will be responsible for managing all aspects of strategy, business management, engineering, and sales for AMD's EESC business. He replaces Dr. Su, who has held the position on an interim basis since July. "... 
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10/24/14AMD Radeon(TM) Supercharges Sid Meier's Civilization(R): Beyond Earth(TM) With Mantle Graphics API
Silky Smooth Gameplay, Outstanding Performance for Empires of All Sizes SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today joins Firaxis Games in celebrating the release of Sid Meier's Civilization®: Beyond Earth™, which features day-one support for AMD's Mantle graphics API to enable top gaming performance for AMD Radeon™ graphics customers. "AMD Radeon™ GPUs with Mantle are over a year ahead of other graphics companies in delivering high-throughput, high-efficiency graphic... 
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10/16/14AMD Reports 2014 Third Quarter Results
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q3 2014 Results Revenue of $1.43 billion, flat sequentially and a decrease of 2 percent year-over-year Gross margin of 35 percent Operating income of $63 million and non-GAAP(1) operating income of $66 million Net income of $17 million, earnings per share of $0.02 and non-GAAP(1) net income of $20 million, non-GAAP earnings per sha... 
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10/8/14AMD Appoints Dr. Lisa Su as President and Chief Executive Officer
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Lisa Su as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Su, 44, succeeds Rory Read, 52, who has stepped down as president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors, as part of a transition plan. Read will support the transition in an advisory role, remaining with the company through the end ... 
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10/6/14AMD Recognized by Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America for Corporate Responsibility Commitment
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, marking more than a decade-long appearance on the list. This recognition exemplifies AMD's legacy of corporate responsibility and commitment to social, economic and environmental issues. "AMD's employees, customers and stakeholders can take pride in our performance across a broad spectrum of corporate responsibility topics. In particular,... 
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10/1/14AMD Demonstrates First Network Function Virtualization Solution on 64-Bit AMD and ARM Technology
The AMD Embedded R-Series SoC ("Hierofalcon"), Sampling to Customers, Transforms Telecommunications Infrastructure With Software Partners SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/14 -- ARM® TechCon -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today demonstrated the first network function virtualization (NFV) solution on AMD's 64-bit ARM-based SoC and announced that it is now sampling to AMD's embedded customers. The NFV demonstration is powered by a 64-bit ARM-based AMD Embedded R-Series SoC, codenamed "Hierofalcon,"... 
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9/30/14First ARM Cortex- A57-Based Hadoop Demonstration Achieved on AMD Opteron A-Series Platform
NEWS RELEASE      First ARM Cortex- A57-Based Hadoop Demonstration Achieved on AMD Opteron A-Series Platform   —     Hadoop/AMD Opteron A-Series Processor combination is designed for increased platform agility and efficiency for data management and analysis  —   —     Growing 64-bit ARM server software ecosystem now boasts Hadoop on Java running on two Linux distributions —     ... 
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9/18/14AMD and Synopsys Expand IP Partnership
SUNNYVALE, CA and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/18/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) Highlights: Multi-year agreement gives AMD access to a range of Synopsys design IP including interface, memory compiler, logic library and analog IP for advanced FinFET process nodes Synopsys acquires rights to AMD's interface and foundation IP, and hires a team of engineers from AMD with IP R&D expertise These agreements enable AMD to realize ongoing engineerin... 
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9/18/14AMD to Report Fiscal Third Quarter Results on October 16, 2014
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/18/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. EDT / 2:30 p.m. PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal third quarter ending Sept. 27, 2014. Effective July 1, 2014, AMD changed its segment reporting structure. AMD's two new reportable segments are as follows: Computing and Graphics segment, which primarily includes desktop and notebook processors ... 
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9/18/14Industry's Biggest Scaler Vendors Pledge Support for AMD's Project FreeSync
New Technology Collaborations Pave Way for Production Monitors featuring AMD's Licensing-Free Solution to Stuttering and Tearing in PC Games SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/18/14 -- Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced collaborations with scaler vendors MStar, Novatek and Realtek to build scaler units ready with DisplayPort™ Adaptive-Sync and AMD's Project FreeSync by year end.1 "Since the dawn of hardware-accelerated graphics, gamers dreamed of liquid smooth gameplay free of stuttering and... 
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9/16/14AMD Creates Ready-to-Deploy OpenStack Private Cloud in a Box Based on the SeaMicro SM15000 Server
Packaged Bundle With Canonical Ubuntu Delivers Industry's Easiest Way to Create an Enterprise OpenStack Private Cloud SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a new collaboration with Canonical® that provides one of the industry's easiest ways to deploy an OpenStack® private cloud. The solution features the SeaMicro SM15000™ server, Ubuntu® LTS 14.04 and OpenStack, which includes a set of powerful tools to build one of the most flexible and reliable pr... 
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9/15/14AMD Appoints Joseph A. Householder to Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/15/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Joseph A. Householder, 59, to its board of directors along with positions on the board's Audit and Finance, and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees. Householder currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sempra Energy. Householder possesses significant financial and operations expertise from his 13 years at Sempra Energy, in addition to former leadershi... 
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9/12/14AMD Professional Graphics Empower 4K Video Workflows for Broadcast Customers at IBC 2014
New AMD FirePro Professional Graphics Join With Hardware and Software Industry Leaders to Deliver High Quality Performance and Productivity for Broadcast Workstation Applications AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/12/14 -- To empower broadcast customers with productivity and performance for exceptional 4K workflows, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is showcasing new AMD FirePro™ W-series professional graphics alongside hardware and software industry leaders Adobe, AJA, ASSIMILATE, Autodesk, Bla... 
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9/11/14AMD Announces Extension of Exchange Offer for Its 6.75% Senior Notes Due 2019 and 7.00% Senior Notes Due 2024 for Registered Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/11/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that its pending offer to exchange all of its outstanding 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 ("6.75% Notes") and 7.00% Senior Notes due 2024 ("7.00% Notes"), which were issued in private placements (together, the "Private Notes") for an equal principal amount of new 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 and 7.00% Senior Notes due 2024, each of which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, currently schedule... 
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9/9/14AMD Acceleration Amplifies Speed and Performance for New Adobe Creative Cloud Pro Video Features and Workflows Revealed at IBC 2014
Optimizations for Real-Time Editing, Effects and Color Grading for a Wide Range of Camera Formats Ensure the Best Experience for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC and Media Encoder CC Users AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/09/14 -- IBC 2014 (Booth 7.H35) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that AMD A-Series APUs, AMD Radeon™ graphics and AMD FirePro™ professional graphics deliver superior performance to unlock the full potential of the latest features and capabilities... 
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9/8/14AMD Professional Graphics Deliver Outstanding Detail, Speed, Responsiveness and Creativity to New Desktop and Mobile Workstations
AMD FirePro(TM) Professional Graphics Empower New Desktop and Mobile Workstations With Exceptional Performance and Productivity SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/08/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that next generation HP mobile and desktop workstations will feature the latest AMD FirePro™ professional graphics, designed for users who want to work at whole new levels of detail, speed, responsiveness and creativity. The HP Z840, Z640 and Z440 desktop workstations now include AMD FirePro... 
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9/2/14AMD Launches AMD Radeon(TM) R9 285 Graphics, "Never Settle: Space Edition" Game Bundle
The GCN-Powered AMD Radeon(TM) R9 285 Graphics Card Enables Best-in-Class Gaming Experiences in the Most Demanding Games at 1080p and Beyond, Comes Bundled With New Games SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD Radeon™ R9 285 graphics card, serving as the newest desktop GPU in the award-winning AMD Radeon R9 series graphics family. The Radeon R9 285 graphics card brings the robust feature set of AMD's Radeon™ R9 290 series graphics, like support fo... 
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9/2/14AMD FX-8370 Claims New World Record
At 8722.78 MHz, the FX-8370 Shatters the Previous CPU Frequency Record, Also Held by AMD FX SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today, in another record-setting performance of its AMD FX series processors, set a new world record for silicon processor speed according to the HWBOT.org ranking. Leveraging the powerful 'Piledriver' x86 core architecture, famed Finnish overclocker "The Stilt" pushed the envelope of silicon overclocking1 to the extreme. "World-record freq... 
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8/23/14AMD and Creative Assembly Collaborate to Deliver the Ultimate "Alien: Isolation(TM)" Experience
Support for 4K UltraHD, AMD Eyefinity Technology and Advanced DirectX(R) 11 Rendering Effects Bring Beautiful Graphics to a Haunting World SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a new technology partnership with Creative Assembly, developer behind the highly-anticipated "Alien: Isolation™." Developed in conjunction with the AMD Gaming Evolved program, "Alien: Isolation" is fully optimized for a premium PC gaming experience, including native support for: ... 
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8/19/14AMD Expands Gaming Portfolio With New Radeon(TM) R7 Series Solid State Drives
Exclusive Technology Partnership With OCZ Storage Solutions Empowers Gamers With Affordable, High-Performance SSDs SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a new technology partnership with OCZ Storage Solutions - A Toshiba Group Company, for AMD Radeon™-branded Solid State Drives (SSDs). Starting today, users can purchase the AMD Radeon™ R7 Series SSDs in 120GB, 240GB or 480GB capacities from their favorite online retailers. The AMD Radeon™ R7 Series SSD... 
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8/14/14AMD to Celebrate 30 Years of Graphics and Gaming in Live Webcast
Festivities to Be Commemorated With Special Guests, Never-Before-Heard Stories and New Product Announcements SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/14/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its 30 Years of Graphics and Gaming commemoration, hosted by AMD's Chief Gaming Scientist, Richard Huddy on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT (9:00 AM CDT/7:00 AM PDT). A real-time video webcast of the showcase will be accessible on the Investor Relations home page: ir.amd.com. A r... 
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8/13/14AMD to Present at Deutsche Bank Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read will present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference at 7:30 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Las Vegas. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately four hours after the conclusion of the live event, and will be available for... 
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8/12/14AMD Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer for Its 6.75% Senior Notes Due 2019 and 7.00% Senior Notes Due 2024 for Registered Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that, in connection with its debt re-profiling activities and its issuance in private placements of its 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 on February 20, 2014 and 7.00% Senior Notes due 2024 on June 16, 2014 (together, the "Private Notes"), AMD has commenced a registered exchange offer to exchange all of its Private Notes for an equal principal amount of new 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 and 7.00% Senior Notes due 2024, each... 
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8/12/14New AMD Professional Graphics Redefine Workstation Performance Top to Bottom
AMD Completes Its Next Generation Family of Workstation Graphics Cards, Delivering More Memory, Compute and Graphics Performance to Help Increase Productivity in Customer Workflows VANCOUVER, BC -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today at SIGGRAPH 2014 unveiled new additions to the next generation AMD FirePro™ professional graphics family -- all designed to provide exceptional application performance for the entry-level workstation user up to the ultra power user, backed by larger... 
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8/6/14AMD Unleashes World's Most Powerful Server GPU for HPC
AMD FirePro(TM) S9150 Server Card Delivers up to 2.53 TFLOPS of Peak Double-Precision Floating Point Performance for Intense Compute Workloads, and 10.8 GFLOPS Double Precision-per-Watt, up to 77% More Performance/Watt Than the Competition(1) SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD FirePro™ S9150 server card -- the most powerful server Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) ever built for High Performance Computing1. Based on the AMD Graphics Core Next (GC... 
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7/31/14AMD Introduces New APUs for System Builder and DIY Market
The AMD A10-7800 and A8-7600 APUs, Based on the Award-Winning Graphics Core Next Architecture, Complete the Most Advanced APU Lineup from AMD SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the new AMD A10-7800 Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) to the component channel. This 4th generation A-Series APU with 12 Compute Cores (4CPU + 8 GPU) unlocks the APU potential with Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) features, and boasts powerful AMD Radeon™ R7 Series gr... 
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7/30/14AMD Announces the Availability of AMD Opteron 64-Bit ARM-Based Developer Kits
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Opteron™ A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD's first 64-bit ARM®-based processor, codenamed "Seattle." AMD is the first company to provide a standard ARM Cortex®-A57-based server platform for software developers and integrators. Software and hardware developers as well as early adopters in large datacenters are eligible and can apply on AMD's website. "The journey to... 
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7/22/14NetNames Reimagines the Data Center With AMD's SM15000 Server for More Than $1.5 Million Annual Savings
New Data Center Provides Unmatched Operational Agility, Massive Scalability and Economics SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/22/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the completion by NetNames of a massively efficient, hyperscale data center based on AMD's SeaMicro SM15000™ server. NetNames is the largest and most trusted leader in Europe for online brand protection and digital asset management. AMD worked with the NetNames team to build out a new data center that simplifies... 
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7/17/14AMD Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results
Transformation Strategy on Track SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q2 2014 Results Revenue of $1.44 billion, increased 3 percent sequentially and 24 percent year-over-year Gross margin of 35 percent Operating income of $63 million and non-GAAP(1) operating income of $67 million Net loss of $36 million, loss per share of $0.05 and non-GAAP(1) net income of $17 million, earnings per share of $0.02 ... 
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7/10/14Laptops Move to the Head of the Class Among College Students, According to AMD Back-to-School Survey
41 Percent of College Students Based in the United States Consider Their Laptop Their Most Important Possession for Studying, Productivity, and Entertainment SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/10/14 -- In time for back-to-school season, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the results of its national Back-to-School Technology Usage Survey1 of college-bound students about their technology preferences and purchase habits. The poll revealed that while more than half of today's students carry at least two... 
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7/3/14AMD Announces New A-Series APUs
Based on the Award-Winning GCN Architecture With HSA Features, the AMD A10-7800 Is the Latest Addition to AMD's High Performance APU Product Line SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the introduction of the AMD A10-7800 Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) to its industry acclaimed A-Series 4th generation APU lineup. With up to 12 Compute Cores (4CPU + 8 GPU) unlocking full APU potential and Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) features, the AMD A10-78... 
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6/25/14AMD Mantle API Deepens Industry Influence With Support for Three New Electronic Arts Titles
AMD Continues to Advance PC Gaming With Mantle Support for DICE's Frostbite 3 Engine SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) is pleased to announce that Electronic Arts (EA) will support Mantle, AMD's groundbreaking graphics API, in three new games: Battlefield Hardline™, Dragon Age: Inquisition™, and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare™. These join an extensive catalogue of more than 40 games that now support AMD's revolutionary graphics API. All three of these games are... 
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6/23/14AMD Announces Initial Settlement of Tender Offer for Its 8.125% Senior Notes Due 2017 and Redemption of All Remaining 8.125% Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) announced today that AMD has settled all 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 ("8.125% Notes") that were tendered, but not validly withdrawn, at or prior to 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on June 19, 2014 (the "Consent Deadline") pursuant to its previously announced tender offer (the "Tender Offer") and consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") with respect to any and all of its outstanding 8.125% Notes... 
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6/23/14New AMD Professional Graphics Card Delivers GPU Compute Power for Future-Ready 4K Workstation Workflows and Personal Supercomputing
AMD FirePro(TM) W8100 Delivers 38X More Performance Than Closest Competing Product SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD FirePro™ W8100 professional graphics card, enabling new levels of workstation performance delivered by the company's second generation, industry-leading AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. With nearly 38 times the performance of the closest competing product based on double precision testing1, and powered by OpenCL™, the... 
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6/19/14AMD Acceleration Enhances the Creative Workflows for the Next Wave of Adobe Photoshop CC Features
AMD Acceleration Advances Productivity of Adobe Creative Cloud on AMD-Based PCs as Well as the Latest Apple Mac Pro With AMD FirePro Graphics SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its APUs and GPUs enable accelerated performance for powerful new creative workflow features available for Adobe® Creative Cloud™ members. The latest additions to Adobe Photoshop CC will take advantage of AMD acceleration to provide valuable creativity and productivity to... 
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6/19/14AMD Accelerates Energy Efficiency of APUs, Details Plans to Deliver 25x Efficiency Gains by 2020
Design Optimizations, Intelligent Power Management and Heterogeneous System Architecture Advances to Enable AMD to Outpace Historical Energy Efficiency Trend by at Least 70 Percent DALIAN, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/14 -- China International Software and Information Service Fair -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its goal to deliver a 25x improvement in the energy efficiency of its Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) by 2020.1 Details including innovations that will produce the expected ... 
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6/17/14AMD to Report Fiscal Second Quarter Results on July 17, 2014
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. EDT / 2:30 p.m. PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal second quarter ending June 28, 2014. All interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the real-time audio webcast of the teleconference over the Internet through AMD's Web site at ir.amd.com. An archive of the webcast will be available for approximat... 
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6/16/14AMD Announces Extension of Tender Offer for Its 8.125% Notes and Related Consent Payment Deadline
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that in connection with its previously announced tender offer (the "Tender Offer") and consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") with respect to any and all of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "8.125% Notes"), each commencing on June 2, 2014, AMD has extended the deadline by which holders of the 8.125% Notes ("Holders") may early tender their 8.125% Notes and receive an additional payment of ... 
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6/12/14AMD Announces Latest Step in Multi-Year Strategic Transformation
Dr. Lisa Su Named Chief Operating Officer; Company to Create Two Business Groups Focused on Further Strengthening Traditional Businesses and Driving Growth in Adjacent Markets; Chief Sales Officer John Byrne to Lead New Computing and Graphics Business Group SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the latest step in the company's multi-year strategic transformation to deliver consistent growth and profitability by combining the company's previously separat... 
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6/5/14AMD Expands Definition of "Mobile" Performance, Sends New Mobile APUs to the Edge of Space and Back
A Product Far Ahead of Its Time: Delivering to Mobile Computing Maximum Compute Capability, Superior Audio and Visual Quality With Long Battery Life MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/14 -- To celebrate the introduction of its new 2014 AMD Performance Mobile APUs designed for ultrathin and high-performance mobile PCs, AMD (NYSE: AMD) yesterday launched its all-new enthusiast-class Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for notebooks (formerly codenamed "Kaveri") to the edge of space, symbol... 
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6/4/14AMD Aims to Revolutionize Commercial PCs With New AMD PRO A-Series Line of APUs
AMD PRO A-Series APUs With HSA Technology Will Power Affordable, Field Ready and Elegantly Designed Commercial PCs TAIPEI, TAIWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- COMPUTEX TAIPEI -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its new AMD PRO A-Series APUs, delivering rich computing experiences to commercial PCs. The innovative processor technology from AMD will enable a new class of powerful, sleek and sophisticated commercial Windows® PCs that integrate seamlessly into an existing IT environment. With im... 
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6/4/14AMD Announces Its Most Advanced Mobile APUs for Consumer and Commercial Notebooks
Performance Mobile APUs -- Codenamed "Kaveri" -- Leverage Revolutionary HSA Architecture to Deliver Maximum Compute Capability, Superior Audio-Visual Quality and Long Battery Life TAIPEI, TAIWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced its new 2014 Performance Mobile APUs designed for ultrathin and high-performance mobile PCs, bringing the features and capabilities of the popular and powerful AMD A-Series APU family (codenamed "Kaveri") to power... 
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6/4/14AMD Expands Award-Winning Embedded G-Series Family With New Pin-Compatible SoC and CPU Solutions
New AMD Embedded G-Series Processors Selected by HP and Advantech for Thin Client and Industrial Solutions TAIPEI, TAIWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- Computex - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced new x86 AMD Embedded G-Series system-on-chip (SoC) and central processing unit (CPU) solutions for embedded applications, including early adoption by HP for thin client deployment in healthcare, finance, education and retail, as well as Advantech for industrial applications in rugged environments. ... 
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6/2/14AMD Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.00% Senior Notes due 2024 in a private offering. AMD intends to close the transaction on or around June 16, 2014. AMD estimates that the net proceeds from the issuance and sale of the senior notes (the "Net Proceeds") will be approximately $490 million after deducting the initial purchasers' discounts and estimated offering expenses. AMD inten... 
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6/2/14AMD Commences Tender Offer for Its 8.125% Senior Notes Due 2017
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it commenced a cash tender offer ("Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "8.125% Notes"). Concurrent with the Tender Offer, AMD is also soliciting consent from the holders of the Notes (the "Holders") for proposed amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the terms of the 8.125% Notes to reduce the minimum notice period required in connection... 
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6/2/14AMD Announces Private Offering of $400 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it intends to commence a private offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $400 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2024. AMD intends to use the net proceeds received in the offering (the "Net Proceeds") to repurchase its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "8.125% Notes") through a tender offer which also launched today, June 2, 2014 (the "8.125% ... 
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5/23/14AMD Honors Suppliers for Commitment and Quality of Service at 2014 Supplier Day
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today recognized key suppliers for their contributions to the ongoing transformation of AMD into a diversified growth company that leverages its computing and technology leadership to achieve new paths of innovation for its customers. The companies honored demonstrated their continued commitment to AMD success through excellence in delivery of material, services, and technology. The annual AMD Supplier Day brings together many of the ... 
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5/20/14AMD Embeds Intelligent, Interactive and Immersive Experiences With 2nd Generation AMD Embedded R-Series APUs and CPUs
New "Bald Eagle" Platform Delivers Unmatched Compute and Graphics Performance Targeting Gaming Machines, Medical Imaging, Digital Signage and Other Embedded Applications MACAO, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/14 -- G2E -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the 2nd generation AMD Embedded R-series accelerated processing unit (APU) and CPU family (previously codenamed "Bald Eagle") for embedded applications. The new solutions are targeted at gaming machines, medical imaging, digital signage, indus... 
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5/13/14AMD's SeaMicro SM15000(TM) Server Sets Industry Benchmark Record for Hyperscale OpenStack Clouds
Canonical Ubuntu OpenStack 14.04 (Icehouse) on SeaMicro SM15000 Server Scales to 168,000 Virtual Machines SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its SeaMicro SM15000™ server set a significant industry benchmark record for hyperscale cloud computing with a demonstration that highlights how OpenStack can quickly and reliably provision on-demand computing services at scale. The test provisioned 168,000 virtual machines on 576 physical hosts. The fi... 
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5/12/14AMD to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Devinder Kumar will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Technology Conference at 10:00 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 4 hours after the conclusion of the ... 
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5/5/14AMD Unveils Ambidextrous Computing Roadmap
Announces 64-bit ARM Core Architecture License and Future "K12" ARM-based Core; Pin-Compatible x86 and ARM Processors; Demonstrates AMD Opteron A-Series 64-bit ARM Server CPU Codename "Seattle" SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a roadmap of near- and mid-term computing solutions that harness the best characteristics of both the x86 and ARM® ecosystems, called "ambidextrous computing." The cornerstone of this roadmap is the announcement of AMD's ... 
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5/1/14AMD's Revolutionary SeaMicro SM15000(TM) Server Named 2014 Silver Edison Award Winner
Panel Composed of More Than 3,000 Senior Business Executives and Academics Names AMD at the Forefront of Innovation SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its SeaMicro SM15000™ server received a 2014 Silver Award from the internationally renowned Edison Awards™ in the Applied Technology, Research and Business Optimization category. Competing finalists in the category included AT&T Nanocubes by AT&T Inc. and Archetype IQ System by Ipsos I... 
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4/29/14Next-Generation Mobile APUs Extend AMD Performance Leadership, Add Cutting-Edge Features and Enhanced Security
2014 Mainstream and Low-Power Processors Deliver First-of-Its-Kind Security Solution and Double-Digit Increases in Performance-per-Watt SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- Designed to enable the best user experience on today's most popular and innovative PCs, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its 3rd-generation Mainstream and Low-Power Mobile Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). Combining category-leading compute performance1,2 with unique features and rich user interactions, the 2014... 
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4/24/14AMD to Present at J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Business Units, Lisa Su will present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at 9:20 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Boston. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 4 hours after the conclusion of th... 
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4/21/14AMD to Host Core Innovation Update News Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/21/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will host the "AMD Core Innovation Update" news conference in San Francisco on May 5, commencing at 9:00 a.m. PDT. The news conference is for invited attendees; however a real-time audio and video webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the AMD Investor Relations home page: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 24 hours after the conclusion of the live event and wi... 
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4/21/14AMD Energizes "Never Settle Forever"
"Murdered: Soul Suspect" and Titles From Independent Developers Added to the Roster of Games SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/21/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a refresh of "Never Settle Forever", the popular game bundle program for AMD Radeon™ products. Starting today, the "Never Settle Forever" promotion will be available to a wider range of AMD Radeon™ graphics cards, spanning the R7 Series graphics to the ultra-enthusiast AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 graphics card. For the first time e... 
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4/17/14AMD Reports 2014 First Quarter Results
Delivering on Its Commitments and Transforming to Win SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q1 2014 Results Revenue of $1.40 billion, decreased 12 percent sequentially and increased 28 percent year-over-year Gross margin of 35 percent Operating income of $49 million and non-GAAP(1) operating income of $66 million Net loss of $20 million, loss per share of $0.03 and non-GAAP(1) net income of $12 million, earnin... 
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4/14/14Mantle Takes to the Stars With Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
Mantle Graphics API to Accelerate Performance for Gamers in Exciting New Entry to the Civilization Franchise SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/14/14 -- Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced a new technology partnership with 2K Games that will enable support for the Mantle graphics API in Sid Meier's Civilization®: Beyond Earth™, to accelerate performance and improve image quality for customers of AMD Radeon™ graphics. Mantle is a "low-overhead" graphics API that can help improve performance fo... 
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4/9/14AMD Introduces New Socketed AMD Sempron and AMD Athlon APU Products With AM1 Platform
Targets High Growth Markets With SOC Quad Platform for High-Performance/Low-Power Workloads SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced global availability of its new AM1 platform featuring quad-core and dual-core variants of the AMD APU codenamed "Kabini" into the component channel for system builders. The AM1 platform, branded with the AMD Athlon™ and AMD Sempron™ APU brands, will deliver award-winning Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture and "Jaguar" CPU c... 
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4/8/14AMD Launches World's Fastest Graphics Card
AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card, Engineered for Ultimate Speed and Performance, Enables 4K Gaming at Max Settings for Extreme PC Gaming SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the world's fastest and most powerful graphics card1, AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2, designed for ultra-enthusiasts at the apex of PC gaming. Joining two AMD Radeon™ R9 Series GPUs in one card design, AMD Radeon R9 295X2 manhandles today's and tomorrow's games in maximum settings at 4K resol... 
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4/7/14AMD to Host Hybrid Annual Meeting of Stockholders
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/07/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) is scheduled to hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PDT at its corporate headquarters, 1 AMD Place, "Commons Building", Sunnyvale, California and on the Internet through a virtual meeting at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AMD14. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed during the meeting. The matters to be voted on at the meeting are set fo... 
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4/7/14AMD Flagship Professional Graphics Deliver the Ultimate Real-Time 4K Experience for Next Generation Workstations
New AMD FirePro(TM) W9100 Graphics Card Delivers Industry-First 16GB GDDR5 Ultra-Fast On-Board Memory, Over 2 TFLOPS of Double Precision Compute Performance, and 4K Multi-Display Support That Professionals Need to Push the Limit of What's Possible Today SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/07/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD FirePro™ W9100 professional graphics card designed for the next generation of 4K workstations accelerated by OpenCL™ (Open Computing Language). With cutting-e... 
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4/4/14AMD APUs and GPUs Accelerate Latest Creative Tools and Productivity Enhancements for Adobe Creative Cloud Professional Video Workflows
AMD and Adobe Collaboration Enables Real-Time, Pro-Level Production Workflows for 4K and Beyond for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, SpeedGrade CC and Media Encoder CC Users LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/14 -- NAB 2014 (Booth SL10405) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its ongoing collaboration with Adobe has yielded numerous performance optimizations for new creative functions and workflow enhancements that will be available soon to video professionals using Adobe® Creative Cloud™. This lat... 
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4/3/14AMD's Lisa Su Named UBM Executive of the Year
UBM ACE Awards Recognize Industry's Elite SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Business Units, Lisa Su has been named a winner in the EE Times and EDN 2014 UBM Tech ACE Awards in the Executive of the Year category. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics. The winners were announced at an awards ceremony Tuesday, April 1, at The... 
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4/1/14AMD Amends Wafer Supply Agreement With GLOBALFOUNDRIES
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it amended its Wafer Supply Agreement (WSA) with GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. for 2014. Under the terms of the amendment, AMD and GLOBALFOUNDRIES agreed on purchase commitments for 2014 and established fixed pricing and other terms of the WSA which apply to products AMD will purchase from GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Under this amendment AMD expects to pay GLOBALFOUNDRIES approximately $1.2 billion in 2014. These purchases contempla... 
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4/1/14AMD and Mentor Graphics to Accelerate Open-Source Linux Development for Embedded Systems
Embedded Systems Developers Gain New Options for Open-Source Development Through Comprehensive Embedded Linux Support and Tools on Upcoming AMD Embedded Processors With Mentor Embedded Linux and Sourcery(TM) CodeBench SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- EE Live! -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a multi-year agreement with Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) to expand availability of open-source embedded Linux development for heterogeneous and multi-core processors from AMD. ... 
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3/25/14AMD Partner Program Rewards and Celebrates Global Channel Partners
AMD's New Partner Program Is Designed to Help Channel Partners Grow Their AMD Business Through Greater Access, Financial Benefits and Technical Support SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/25/14 -- Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the official launch of the new AMD Partner Program, aimed to strengthen and reward its global channel partners. The program is based on three cornerstones: Aspire, Motivate, Design - AMD. The AMD Partner Program provides well-defined and transparent criteria through ... 
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3/20/14AMD Demonstrates Full Support for New DirectX 12 at Game Developer Conference
Full DirectX 12 Compatibility Promised for the Award-Winning Graphics Core Next Architecture SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/14 -- Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced support for Microsoft® and its revamped graphics application programming interface, DirectX® 12, a new "console-like" version of the graphics API that has inspired PC gaming for nearly two decades. During the Microsoft®-sponsored panel, DirectX: Evolving Microsoft's Graphics Platform, AMD revealed that it will support Direc... 
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3/20/14AMD Appoints Nora Denzel and Mike Inglis to Its Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Nora Denzel and Mike Inglis to its board of directors, effective March 19th, 2014. AMD also announced that current AMD board director H. Paulett Eberhart has decided not to stand for re-election at AMD's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Both Ms. Denzel and Mr. Inglis bring diverse industry expertise to AMD, each currently serving or having previously served as a direct... 
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3/20/14AMD Announces Completion of Partial Tender Offer for Its 8.125% Senior Notes Due 2017
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it has completed its offer to purchase for cash an aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "Notes"), at a purchase price equal to $1,014.83 per $1,000 of the principal amount of such Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon. Holders of the Notes who validly tendered, and did not validly withdraw, their Notes at or prior to 5:00 p.m. New York... 
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3/20/14AMD Announces Completion of Partial Tender Offer for Its 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2015
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it has completed its offer to purchase for cash, on a pro rata basis, up to $425,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (the "Notes"), at a purchase price equal to $1,065 per $1,000 of the principal amount of such Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon. Pursuant to the offer, $423,282,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes were va... 
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3/19/14AMD's Mantle API Adopted by Crytek
Another Milestone for the Mantle Graphics API Has Been Reached With the Addition of Crytek and Its Game Development Engine, CRYENGINE SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/19/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) this week announced that Crytek and AMD have entered into a technology partnership that will add native Mantle graphics API support to CRYENGINE®. CRYENGINE is the latest iteration of the industry-leading game engine that has powered Crytek gaming titles since 2004. AMD's Mantle API makes creating g... 
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3/19/14AMD Gaming Evolved Expands With Trio of Exclusive Gaming Partnerships
Sniper Elite III, Murdered: Soul Suspect and Lichdom Add Exclusive Optimizations for AMD's Industry-Leading Gaming Hardware SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/19/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced three new game developer partnerships for AMD Gaming Evolved, an ISV relationship program that assists developers in creating an enhanced PC gaming experience. Rebellion Developments, Square Enix® and Xaviant are the latest developers to join AMD in optimizing PC games to make them look better a... 
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3/18/14AMD to Report Fiscal First Quarter Results on April 17, 2014
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/18/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. EDT / 2:30 p.m. PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal first quarter ending March 29, 2014. All interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the real-time audio webcast of the teleconference over the Internet through AMD's Web site at ir.amd.com. An archive of the webcast will be available for approxima... 
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3/12/14AMD to Host News Conference to Preview Groundbreaking New Solutions for the Professional Graphics Market
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/12/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, Graphics Business Unit, AMD, will host a special preview news conference in Sunnyvale, Calif. on Mar. 26 at 9:15 a.m. PDT, to showcase powerful new professional graphics innovations from AMD. A live video webcast of the event will be accessible on AMD's Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. The replay of the webcast can be accessed within app... 
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3/10/14AMD Wins Two Industry Awards for Excellence in Sales Operations
AMD Customer Group Garners Industry Recognition at the 8th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) won two prestigious business awards at the 8th annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service, announced Feb. 21, 2014. The AMD Customer Group was named the Gold Stevie winner for Sales Operations Team of the Year for its efficient, strategic, data-driven and aligned global channel operations. David Kenyon, cor... 
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3/4/14AMD Announces New AM1 Platform
Brings Graphics Core Next (GCN) Graphics to AMD Athlon and AMD Sempron APU Products to Worldwide Component Channel Platforms Enabling New Power-Efficient and Feature-Rich Small Form Factor PCs SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/04/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the introduction of its AM1 platform featuring the AMD quad-core and dual-core "Kabini" APU into the component channel for system builders. Combined with motherboards from leading manufacturers, the new AM1 platform will deliv... 
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2/27/14Industry-Leading Applications Awarded Certifications to AMD FirePro R5000 GPU Cloud Solution
Creative and Engineering Professionals to Benefit From Certified and Feature-Rich Application Performance With the AMD FirePro R5000 Remote GPU Cloud Solution SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/27/14 -- Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that the AMD FirePro™ R5000 remote graphics card has been fully tested and certified by Autodesk®, Bentley®, Dassault Systèmes and Siemens PLM software, empowering secure and remote professional graphics application performance in the cloud. The AMD FirePro™ R... 
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2/25/14AMD and BlueStacks to Bring New Dual-OS Android Solution to Retail
BlueStacks Dual-OS Android Solutions Optimized for AMD APUs Hit Retail Stores Later This Year With Purchase of Select AMD-Based Windows PC BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today at Mobile World Congress announced the retail availability of a new BlueStacks dual-OS Android solution, optimized for AMD APUs, with expected consumer availability in the second half of 2014. The AMD and BlueStacks joint solution brings the complete Google Android™ OS experience to sel... 
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2/25/14AMD Brings Immersive Graphics to Embedded Applications With the New AMD Embedded Radeon(TM) E8860 GPU
Graphics Core Next Based GPU Delivers Double the Performance of Its Predecessor With Industry-Best Seven Year Longevity to Drive a New Era of Visual and GPGPU Embedded Systems NUREMBERG, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/14 -- Embedded World 2014 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Embedded Radeon™E8860 GPU (codenamed "Adelaar"), the industry's first discrete graphics card based on Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture designed specifically to advance the visual growth and parallel pro... 
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2/20/14AMD Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $600 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has agreed to sell $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 in a private offering. AMD intends to close the transaction on or around February 26, 2014. AMD estimates that the net proceeds from the issuance and sale of the senior notes will be approximately $590 million after deducting the initial purchasers' discounts and estimated offering expenses. AMD intends to use the n... 
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2/20/14AMD Commences Partial Tender Offer for Its 8.125% Senior Notes Due 2017
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it commenced a cash tender offer for an aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "Notes") such that the aggregate consideration paid (excluding accrued and unpaid interest) does not exceed (i) $490,000,000 less (ii) the aggregate consideration paid or payable (excluding accrued and unpaid interest) by AMD in its concurrent tender offer for its outst... 
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2/20/14AMD Commences Partial Tender Offer for Its 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2015
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it commenced a cash tender offer for up to $425,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (the "Notes"). AMD intends to finance the purchase of the Notes tendered in the tender offer with the net proceeds from the closing of AMD's private offering of $500 million of senior notes due 2019 (the "New Notes Offering"), which was separate... 
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2/20/14AMD Announces Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it intends to commence a private offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019. AMD intends to use the net proceeds received in the offering to repurchase up to $425 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 through a tender offer which was launched on February 20, ... 
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2/19/14AMD Embraces Gamers With AMD Rewards Program
Powered by Raptr, Comprehensive Loyalty Program Grants Gamers a Chance to Earn Points and Claim Prizes in the AMD Gaming Evolved Community SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/19/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Rewards program powered by Raptr, giving AMD Radeon™ graphics and AMD APU-based PC gamers the chance to redeem points earned within the AMD Gaming Evolved application for prizes. "We are thankful for the millions of gamers that support the AMD Radeon™ brand by using the ... 
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2/11/14AMD Radeon R9 290X Named Product of the Year at PC Games Hardware Reader's Choice Awards
Readers of Top German Gaming Enthusiast Magazine Vote AMD as Best Graphics Chip Manufacturer, Awards Second Place in Processor Category SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/11/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced three wins across three categories of German publication PC Games Hardware's Reader Awards 2013, including the AMD Radeon™ R9 290X GPU as Product of the Year. PC Games Hardware readers also voted AMD into first place in the Graphics Chip category and into second place in the Processo... 
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2/3/14AMD Wins Major Communications Excellence Awards in 2013
AMD's Global Communications Team Received a Record 24 Industry Accolades in 2013 for Public Relations, Marketing and Social Media SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/03/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) was recognized for a total of 24 top public relations, marketing and social media awards in 2013, marking the company's most successful and acclaimed year for communications to date. AMD was recognized by the world's elite communications industry leaders, including the International Public Relations As... 
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1/30/14AMD to Present at Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference 2014
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Devinder Kumar will present at the Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PST on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in San Francisco. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 4 hours after the conclusion of ... 
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1/30/14AMD Delivers Peak Performance for Key Features and Creative Workflows in Latest Photoshop(R) CC Release
Development Through Open Standards Taps High Performance AMD A-Series APU, Radeon(TM) and FirePro(TM) Graphics Processing to Get the Most of Smart Sharpen, 3D Printing, and Other New Features SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has delivered significant optimizations in the graphics processing pipeline to increase performance for powerful creative features and workflows in the newest version of Adobe® Photoshop® CC. Use of both OpenCL™ and Ope... 
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1/28/14AMD to Accelerate the ARM Server Ecosystem With the First ARM-Based CPU and Development Platform From a Server Processor Vendor
Also Announces ARM-Based Open Compute Micro-Server Board and OCP Contribution SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- Open Compute Summit V -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today added a major new milestone to its list of seminal developments in server technology. The company displayed a comprehensive development platform for its first 64-bit ARM®-based server CPU, fabricated using 28 nanometer process technology, the first from an established server vendor. AMD also announced the imminent sampling of... 
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1/27/14Open Compute Summit to Webcast AMD Keynote
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Andrew Feldman, corporate vice president and general manager, Server Business Unit, AMD will present a keynote titled "Disruptive Technologies for the Datacenter" at the Open Compute Summit on January 28 at 11:00 AM PT in San Jose, Calif. A real-time video webcast of the showcase can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately one hour after t... 
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1/27/14MEDIA ALERT - AMD at Open Compute 2014
AMD to Keynote at Fifth Annual Open Compute Summit 2014 SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) WHAT: AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Andrew Feldman, corporate vice president and general manager, Server Business Unit, will keynote at the Open Compute Summit. AMD's presence at the Open Compute Summit also includes an exhibit of new server technologies at its booth (A7) located in the San Jose Convention Center. DATES: Jan. 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m... 
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1/22/14AMD Offers New Levels of Efficiency With 12- and 16-Core Additions to the AMD Opteron 6300 Series
AMD Opteron 6338P and 6370P Processors Deliver Optimized Performance Per-Watt Per-Dollar* for AMD Open 3.0 Open Compute Platforms SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the immediate availability of its new 12- and 16-core AMD Opteron™ 6300 Series server processors, code named "Warsaw." Designed for enterprise workloads, the new AMD Opteron 6300 Series processors feature the "Piledriver" core and are fully socket and software compatible with the existing ... 
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1/21/14AMD Reports 2013 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
Strategic Transformation Drove Strong Revenue Growth and Profitability SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q4 2013 Results AMD revenue of $1.59 billion, increased 9 percent sequentially and 38 percent year-over-year Gross margin of 35 percent Operating income of $135 million and non-GAAP(1) operating income of $91 million Net income of $89 million, earnings per share of $0.12 and non-GAAP(1) net income of $... 
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1/14/14AMD Revolutionizes Compute and UltraHD Entertainment With 2014 AMD A-Series Accelerated Processors
Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Features Enable Groundbreaking Compute Performance and Define Next-Gen Application Acceleration SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/14/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the 2014 AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), the most advanced and developer friendly performance APUs from AMD to date. The AMD A-Series APUs with AMD Radeon™ R7 graphics, codenamed "Kaveri", are designed with industry-changing new features that deliver superior comput... 
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1/6/14AMD and BlueStacks Collaboration Brings Full Android OS Experience to Windows PCs
BlueStacks Virtualized Android Solution Optimized for Fourth Generation AMD APUs Enables Users to Enjoy a Full Android Experience on Windows-Based Tablets, 2-in-1s, Notebooks and Desktops LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a new milestone in their collaboration with BlueStacks, a joint solution that brings the complete Google™ Android OS experience to Microsoft® Windows-based tablets, 2-in-1s, notebooks and desktops. Optimizations for the fourth gene... 
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