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04.14.2005 - AMD Supports Office Of Management and Budget Memorandum Enforcing Neutral Specification Guidelines in Government Procurement



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- April 14, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) released the following statement today regarding the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) memorandum reinforcing the need for all chief acquisition officers, chief information officers and senior procurement officers in the government to maintain neutral contract specifications and asking them to comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements on brand name specifications.
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04.14.2005 - AMD Brightens Spring Season With New 64-Bit Mobile Processor For High-Performance Notebook PCs



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- April 14, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today again demonstrated its leadership in 64-bit mobile computing with the introduction of the Mobile AMD Athlon™ 64 processor 3700+ for full-size notebooks. Based on the award-winning AMD64 technology, this new mobile processor enables a powerful 32-bit computing experience today with a seamless transition to 64-bit computing. The Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3700+ also offers Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP), an advanced security feature designed to prevent the spread of certain malicious viruses when enabled by Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2.
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04.13.2005 - AMD Finds New Home For Austin Operations



View AMD related news. AUSTIN, TX -- April 13, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced plans for a new campus for local design and administrative functions to be developed at the Lantana property in Southwest Austin. AMD currently operates 12 buildings in Austin. By creating a single campus at Lantana, where 58 percent of AMD’s local employees live within a 10 mile radius, AMD will improve efficiency and reduce employee commutes by more than 10,000 vehicle miles per day.
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04.13.2005 - AMD Combines Processor Businesses Under A Single, Customer-Centric Organization



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- April 13, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the formation of the Microprocessor Solutions Sector (MSS), a new division that consolidates the company’s existing microprocessor businesses under a single, more customer-focused organization. The realignment strengthens AMD’s ability to bring the benefits of AMD64 processor technology to a wider range of customers and markets around the world, and targets the x86 embedded processor and consumer electronics spaces as vital components of the company’s business strategy.
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04.13.2005 - AMD Reports First Quarter Results



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- April 13, 2005 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today reported sales of $1.227 billion and an operating loss of $46 million for the quarter ended March 27, 2005. The first quarter net loss of $17 million amounted to $0.04 per share.
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04.13.2005 - Spansion Files Registration Statement For Initial Public Offering



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- April 13, 2005 --Spansion, the flash memory venture of AMD (NYSE:AMD) and Fujitsu (TSE:6702), today announced it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the estimated price range for the common stock have not been determined.
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04.05.2005 - AMD Targets Government Market Through Strategic Relationship With GTSI



View AMD related news. FOSE, Washington, D.C. -- April 5, 2005 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced a strategic relationship with GTSI Corp. (NASDAQ:GTSI), a tier one government technology solutions provider. Announced at the FOSE Conference and Exposition, held April 5-7 in Washington, D.C., the relationship is designed to provide GTSI’s government customers with increased access to industry-leading AMD64 technology and support services.
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04.04.2005 - AMD64 Technology and Cineform Software Delivers Real-Time High Definition Video Editing On Feature Film 'Dust To Glory'



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- April 4, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that dual AMD Opteron™ processor-based workstations from BOXX Technologies were used exclusively with CineForm’s Prospect HD™ for Adobe® Premiere® Pro throughout the post-production process to finish the feature film “Dust To Glory” now playing in theaters. “Dust To Glory”, a film by BronWa Pictures and an IFC Films release, chronicles the notorious and dangerous Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 race in Mexico. “Dust To Glory” broke new ground when choosing AMD64 technology to power Prospect HD, a compressed digital intermediate online format for real-time high-definition (HD) editing, color correction and final film out. Never before has a film intended for broad theatrical release used a compressed digital intermediate format throughout its online workflow.
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04.01.2005 - AMD64 Technology Redefines Movie Making In All-Digital 'Sin City'



View AMD related news. AUSTIN, TX -- April 1, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that dual AMD Opteron™ processor-based workstations and servers from Verari Systems were used throughout the production pipeline for maverick director Robert Rodriguez’ (Spy Kids, Once Upon A Time in Mexico) latest all-digital feature. “Sin City,” based on the acclaimed Frank Miller comic book, opens today in movie theaters across the United States.
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03.31.2005 - AMD Responds to Intel’s “Acceptance” of The Fair Trade Commission Of Japan’s Ruling that Intel Violated Antimonopoly Act



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- March 31, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) released a statement today regarding Intel K.K.’s (“Intel”) acceptance of the Fair Trade Commission of Japan’s (JFTC) March 8, 2005 ruling on its violation of Section 3 of Japan’s Antimonopoly Act.
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03.30.2005 - AMD Unveils Virtualization Platform



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- March 30, 2005 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today for the first time publicly disclosed key elements of its “Pacifica” virtualization technology, at the AMD Reviewer’s Day in Austin, Texas. “Pacifica” will help extend AMD's technology leadership when it brings to market technology that is designed to enhance 64-bit server virtualization technologies for x86-based servers, desktops and mobile computers.
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03.28.2005 - Rich Oehler, Renowned Microprocessor and Multi-Processing Systems Architect, joins AMD as Corporate Fellow



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- March 28, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Rich Oehler, a 40-year industry veteran well known for his groundbreaking work in microprocessor, symmetric multi-processing and mission-critical systems design, has joined AMD’s Office of Strategy and Technology reporting to CTO Fred Weber.
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03.23.2005 - AMD Announces 7.75 Percent Senior Notes Exchange Offer



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- March 23, 2005 --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has commenced a registered exchange offer to exchange up to $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.75 percent Senior Notes due 2012, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for all outstanding 7.75 percent Senior Notes due 2012 which were issued and sold by AMD on October 29, 2004 in a private placement offering. The sole purpose of this exchange offer is to fulfill AMD’s obligations with respect to the registration of the notes issued in the private placement.
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03.21.2005 - PoGo! Products Announces Integration of the AMD Alchemy™ Au1200™ Processor Within Future TiVoToGo® Enabled Portable Media Players



View AMD related news. Brea, CA -- March 21, 2005 --PoGo! Products, Ltd. (OTC BB: PGOI) today announced that it is working in collaboration with AMD (NYSE: AMD) to integrate the AMD Alchemy™ Au1200™ processor into its second-generation portable media player (PMP).
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03.16.2005 - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Honors AMD With ENERGY STAR Certificate For Innovative Cool’n’Quiet™ Technology



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- March 16, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded AMD’s Cool‘n’Quiet™ technology with an ENERGY STAR® Certificate of Recognition for advancing computer energy efficiency. All AMD Athlon™ 64 desktop processors have the innovative Cool’n’Quiet technology, a system-level feature that lowers the power consumption of a computer whenever maximum performance is not needed. AMD received the certificate on March 15 in conjunction with the 2005 ENERGY STAR Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C.
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03.15.2005 - Seventeen Magazine Offers Teens The Chance To Win A Green AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor-Based Notebook



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- March 15, 2005 --Keeping in line with St. Patrick’s Day’s lucky green color scheme, this week Seventeen Magazine is giving away a modded AMD processor-based Averatec notebook in its monthly sweepstakes offering. The custom-painted green notebook is profiled in Seventeen’s Freebies sweepstakes found in the print and online March issue, reaching more than 2.9 million teenagers. The lucky winner of the Mobile AMD Athlon™ 64 processor-based Averatec notebook will be selected Sunday, March 20. Entries for the Irish-inspired notebook will be accepted for 24 hours on March 19 on Seventeen’s Web site at http://seventeen.com/freebies.
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03.10.2005 - AMD Ushers In A New Era In 64-Bit Mobile Computing With AMD Turion™ 64 Mobile Technology



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- March 10, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced AMD Turion™ 64 mobile technology, the latest in a succession of computing innovations based on the industry-leading AMD64 architecture. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is uniquely optimized to bring award-winning AMD64 performance to thinner and lighter notebook PCs with longer battery life, enhanced security, and compatibility with the latest graphics and wireless solutions, both today and tomorrow.
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03.09.2005 - AMD Announces Broad Vendor Support For Upcoming Dual-Core Solutions



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- March 9, 2005 --AMD today announced that the industry's leading operating system vendors are preparing their respective operating systems to support the upcoming introduction of AMD64 dual-core products.
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03.08.2005 - AMD Supports Fair Trade Commission Of Japan’s (JFTC) Decision To Stop Illegal Business Practices By Intel



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- March 8, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) released the following statement today regarding the Fair Trade Commission of Japan’s (JFTC) Recommendation to Intel Japan K.K. (“Intel”) on its violation of Section 3 of Japan’s Antimonopoly Act.
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03.08.2005 - AMD Gives High-End Embedded Designers A New Choice With Longevity Program For The AMD Opteron™ Processor



View AMD related news. SAN FRANCISCO -- March 8, 2005 --At the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced a program that offers an extended product life cycle to support system designers in the high-end, high-performance embedded market with the AMD Opteron™ processor. The stable and reliable AMD64 platform with Direct Connect Architecture will now be offered with an extended standard availability period of five years for a select set of the AMD Opteron processor family. AMD is providing customers in telecommunications servers, storage systems, digital imaging devices and custom embedded markets an unparalleled choice in x86-based advanced processor architecture.
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