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10.03.2005 - Casio-Hitachi Designs Two New Wireless Handsets With Lightning-Fast Spansion™ NOR Flash Memory



View AMD related news. Spansion LLC, the Flash memory venture of AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702), today announced that Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications has developed two new cellular handsets with 512 Mb NOR Flash memory, which uses stacked versions of Spansion’s WS256N, a NOR Flash memory device based on the company’s award-winning MirrorBit™ technology. The new G’zOne and A5512CA mobile phones developed by Casio-Hitachi and available now in Japan, integrate 80 MHz versions of the Spansion WS256N, the fastest frequency using two-bit-per-cell technology. In addition, Spansion has proven that the WS256N has headroom to spare, providing a platform for wireless designs with frequencies up to 108 MHz.
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10.03.2005 - AMD Geode™ GX Single Board Computer Reference Design Kit Speeds Product Time to Market For Low-Power Devices



View AMD related news. AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of the AMD Geode GX Single Board Computer Reference Design Kit (AMD Geode GX SBC RDK), an adaptable design that addresses a broad range of embedded devices such as network appliances, kiosks, point-of-sale terminals and corporate thin clients. The AMD Geode GX SBC RDK provides customers a platform for low cost, high impact designs by providing an affordable, integrated suite of support and development capabilities. The utility of these designs help reduce development cost and time-to-market for Single Board Computer (SBC) applications.
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09.29.2005 - American India Foundation to Host Fall Benefit Gala



View AMD related news. The American India Foundation (AIF) is getting ready to roll out the red carpet in Silicon Valley as it hosts its 2nd Annual Fall Benefit Gala at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Titled Bow Ties & Bangles: an Evening of Rhythm, Rhapsody and Color, this black-tie event will feature an exclusive cocktail reception, gourmet dinner and a mélange of scintillating entertainment. With the goal of raising $1 million, proceeds from the Gala will go towards furthering AIF’s mission in its three thematic pillars of work in India: Education, Livelihood and Public Health.
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09.27.2005 - AMD Introduces Commercial Stable Image Platform Program To Deliver Choice For Medium And Large Businesses



View AMD related news. Enabling stronger commercial solutions for OEMs to meet the evolving needs of business, government, and education, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is delivering a new choice in the implementation of commercial desktop and notebook PC platforms. Today, AMD introduced the AMD Commercial Stable Image Platform (AMD CSIP) program, a commercial PC solution that offers OEMs a 15-month disk image stability period for improved system manageability. AMD is working with industry-leading chipset and motherboard manufacturers to enable desktop and mobile PC solutions designed to lower IT costs and increase end-user productivity. The AMD CSIP program enables stable image PC platform solutions, while reducing the amount of platform configurations an IT organization must support.
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09.26.2005 - AMD Powers Ahead With Three New Models Of Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors; Dual-Core Duel Challenge Goes Unanswered



View AMD related news. AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced three new models in the Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processor family, delivering the world’s highest performance for one-way to eight-way x86 servers and workstations.
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09.21.2005 - AMD Announces Dates, Speakers and Agenda For The First AMD Global Vision Conference



View AMD related news. AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced dates and the final agenda for the long-anticipated Global Vision Conference - the first event of its kind in which senior business leaders and technology visionaries from around the world come together to discuss the role technology plays in modern society and how technological trends are likely to evolve over the next decade.
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09.20.2005 - Spansion Announces Contribution To Austin Parks Foundation



View AMD related news. Spansion LLC, the Flash memory venture of AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702), today announced a cash contribution of $10,000 to the Austin Parks Foundation to help construct over 5.5 miles of trails through southeast Austin. When completed, the trails will wind along Country Club Creek and through adjacent neighborhoods from Roy Guerrero Colorado River Park to Mabel Davis Park.
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09.20.2005 - Spansion Demonstrates High-Density Flash Memory Solutions Based On 90nm Mirrorbit™ Technology



View AMD related news. Spansion LLC, the Flash memory venture of AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702), today showed silicon of its single-chip 1 Gbit (Gb) GL NOR Flash memory and demonstrated working silicon of its 1Gb ORNAND™ Flash memory based on 90nm MirrorBit™ technology. Manufactured at Spansion’s flagship Fab 25 facility in Austin, Texas, Spansion™ 90nm MirrorBit technology is the foundation for a compelling high-density Flash memory roadmap, featuring products combining the density, performance, reliability and cost structure required for wireless and embedded applications.
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09.19.2005 - AMD Urges Digital Media Buffs To Enjoy Freedom, Create More And Wait Less With AMD-Sponsored Film Contest



View AMD related news. AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its sponsorship of “The 64 Second Film Contest,” providing digital media enthusiasts an opportunity to invent and share digital creations defining the concept of “Waitlessness” in 64 seconds. AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processors “shatter the hourglass,” taking content creation and multimedia performance to an all new level. With the help of AMD64 multi-core technology, digital content creators can create more and spend less time waiting for their computers to render videos and perform other multimedia tasks. Winners will be chosen through a combination of online voting and judging with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
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09.14.2005 - AMD64 Longevity Program Branches Out With New Low Power Processors For High-End Embedded Designs



View AMD related news. At the Embedded Systems Conference today, AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced that its AMD64 Longevity program for high-end embedded solutions, which guarantees processor availability for at least 5 years, has expanded to include two additional low-power AMD64 processors based on AMD’s successful mobile products. These products have been requested by high-end embedded customers whose product plans demand low power, 32- and 64-bit high performance capability, a small footprint on the board and low pin count. Both are part of the AMD64 Longevity program.
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09.12.2005 - Spansion Introduces Innovative Package-On-Package Solution To Reduce Wireless Device Size



View AMD related news. Spansion LLC, the Flash memory venture of AMD (NYSE:AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), today announced it is shipping Package-on-Package (PoP) Flash memory samples to customers that will enable them to deliver sleek, feature-rich wireless phones, PDAs, digital cameras and MP3 players. Spansion’s new PoP solution vertically combines discrete logic and memory packages for board space savings, lower pin-count, simplified system integration and enhanced performance. As a result, handset manufacturers can accommodate the growing demand for advanced features in their wireless products without having to increase their size and weight.
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09.07.2005 - Phil Hester, Bringing 30 Years Of Experience In Advanced Computing Systems Design, Joins AMD As CTO



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- September 7, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Phil Hester has joined the company as chief technology officer (CTO), reporting directly to Dirk Meyer, president and chief operating officer of the Microprocessor Solutions Sector.
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09.07.2005 - AMD Connects Hurricane Katrina Evacuees With Internet Devices In Texas Relief Centers



View AMD related news. Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced it has deployed nearly 400 Personal Internet Communicators (PICs) to assist Hurricane Katrina evacuees in Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. The durable Internet devices, along with free Internet access provided by AMD partners, have allowed evacuees to immediately start reconnecting with family and friends. People are also using the PICs to seek help from relief agencies, scour Internet resources and solve many other communications challenges.
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09.06.2005 - AMD And Cable & Wireless Panama Make Internet Connectivity Easy With Facilnet



View AMD related news. AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Cable & Wireless today launched FacilNet an innovative Web access program, based on the Personal Internet Communicator (PIC), expanding similar affordable Internet connectivity programs already in place across the Caribbean to Central America. FacilNet is offered as a complete solution including broadband connectivity, PIC, pre-installed software, monitor, keyboard and mouse to provide Internet access to an increasingly broad range of customers.
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09.02.2005 - AMD To Power The Governing Body Of World Motorsport



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- September 2, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it will become the Official Technology Partner of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the international non-profit organization concerned with automotive, motoring and mobility issues and the governing body of world motor sport. Through this new relationship, AMD will lend technology expertise across a range of activities in the automotive and motor sports sectors and provide technological counsel as the FIA formulates automotive public policies and regulations for motor sports.
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09.01.2005 - AMD Comments On Intel’s Answer To AMD’s U.S. Federal District Court Antitrust Complaint



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- September 1, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) released the following statement today regarding Intel Corporation’s answer to AMD’s complaint filed in U.S. federal district court in the district of Delaware on June 27, 2005, which asserts that Intel committed illegal antitrust violations to exclude competition.
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08.30.2005 - MUNICH, GERMANY -- August 30, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers, a leading European IT provider, is offering a new series of workstations based on the AMD Opteron™



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- August 30, 2005 --AMD (AMD: NYSE) today announced the AMD64 platform, the gold standard for 64-bit computing, has earned more than 120 industry awards globally since the launch of the AMD Opteron™ and AMD Athlon™ 64 processors in 2003. Accolades from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Business Awards, Network Magazine and Microsoft TechEd top AMD’s list of most recent honors.
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08.30.2005 - AMD64 Technology Garners More Than 120 Industry Awards



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- August 30, 2005 --AMD (AMD: NYSE) today announced the AMD64 platform, the gold standard for 64-bit computing, has earned more than 120 industry awards globally since the launch of the AMD Opteron™ and AMD Athlon™ 64 processors in 2003. Accolades from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Business Awards, Network Magazine and Microsoft TechEd top AMD’s list of most recent honors.
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08.23.2005 - AMD Challenges Intel To A Dual-Core Duel



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- August 23, 2005 --In the spirit of fair and open competition, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today issued a challenge to Intel to conduct a head-to-head competition of dual-core x86 server processors. AMD’s proposed dual-core duel in 2005 would be a live, public performance evaluation between server platforms based on the highest-performing Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ 800 Series or 200 Series processors and the corresponding Intel x86 server processors that are commercially available in volume.
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08.22.2005 - AMD Turion™ 64 Mobile Technology Is A Fierce Contender For Mobile Gaming



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- August 22, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today revved up the performance of AMD Turion™ 64 mobile technology with the introduction of two new models, MT-40 and MT-37. These new additions to AMD’s popular 64-bit mobile processor family are expected to be available in new ENVY Featherweight and ENVY Middleweight notebook computers from VoodooPC.
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