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05.10.2005 - AMD Uses The Force At The Intergalactic Premiere Of “Star Wars: Episode III Revenge Of The Sith” In London’s Leicester Square



View AMD related news. LONDON, ENGLAND -- May 10, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that in addition to being the computer processing force behind the making of Star Wars: Episode III, it is also the technology sponsor of the Star Wars: Episode III “Celebration Day” event taking place Monday, May 16 in London’s Leicester Square. The all-day affair will feature the world’s first marathon screening of all six Star Wars movies, and provide a day’s worth of intergalactic events that culminate in the UK premiere of the much anticipated final installment of George Lucas’ epic saga, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.
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05.10.2005 - Sunnyvale Community Services Lands Permanent Home With Help From AMD



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- May 9, 2005 --Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS), a local emergency assistance agency serving low-income families, has received some help of its own from AMD to secure a new home. The organization recently sold a parcel of land donated by the semiconductor company and used the $2.6 million from the sale to purchase and finance a new building for itself.
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05.09.2005 - Spansion Shows Development System For Floating-Gate And Mirrorbit™ Flash Memory Products At MEDC 2005



View AMD related news. MEDC 2005 - LAS VEGAS -- May 9, 2005 --Spansion LLC, the Flash memory venture of AMD (NYSE:AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), today displayed a development system at the Microsoft Mobile and Embedded Developer Conference (MEDC), showing attendees how they can easily program Spansion™ Flash memory devices in end systems based on the Microsoft® Windows® CE operating system. The development system is on display in the AMD Booth #507 at MEDC 2005, taking place this week at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
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05.02.2005 - AMD Supports Latest Steps Taken By Governments Around The World To Stimulate Competition In Technology Procurement



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- May 2, 2005 --AMD strongly supports recent actions by the Japanese, French and U.S. governments to stimulate competition in government technology procurement by curbing preferential practices that advantage specific companies. These efforts shed light on the continued specification of brand names in public tenders, an ongoing problem that reduces market competition and inhibits innovation while needlessly costing taxpayers money.
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04.26.2005 - Spansion Wins “Outstanding Employer In Asia” And “Best Employer In Thailand” Awards



View AMD related news. BANGKOK -- April 26, 2005 --Spansion LLC, the Flash memory venture of AMD (NYSE:AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), today announced that Spansion Thailand has received two awards as the result of a “Best Employers in 2005” study conducted by global human resources outsourcing and consulting firm, Hewitt Associates. The company was named one of eight “Outstanding Employers” in Asia out of a total of 244 organizations across China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. In addition, Spansion Thailand, a wholly owned subsidiary of Spansion LLC, was awarded “Best Employer in Thailand,” coming in number one in the manufacturing sector and number two overall. More than 60 companies participated in the “Best Employers in Thailand” study. This is the third year of the Hewitt pan-Asian Best Employers study, and the second time that either Spansion, or its parent company AMD, has received the award.
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04.25.2005 - Amd 64 Processors Deliver World-Class 64-Bit Performance On Microsoft® Windows® x64 Platform



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- April 25, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced all existing and upcoming single- and dual-core AMD Athlon™ 64, AMD Opteron™ and AMD Turion™ 64 processors are designed to be fully compatible with and deliver world-class performance on Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 x64 Editions and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.
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04.25.2005 - PISMO Advisory Council Announces Five New Members



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- April 25, 2005 --The PISMO Advisory Council, the industry’s first organization focused on streamlining system-level memory validation and test, today announced that semiconductor providers Analog Devices, Broadcom, Cypress, M Systems and Micron Technology, Inc. have joined the organization. The group, which now includes 11 member companies, is defining a single, board-level interface standard that allows designers to use a variety of memory devices on development platforms from multiple vendors in a plug-and-play fashion.
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04.21.2005 - Key OEM Customers Announce Support For Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors



View AMD related news. NEW YORK -- April 21, 2005 --In support of the Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processor, the industry’s first enterprise-class x86 dual-core processor for servers and workstations launched today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced its key OEM and system builder customers will introduce a broad portfolio of server and workstation dual-core solutions.
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04.21.2005 - AMD Announces World’s First 64-Bit, x86 Multi-Core Processors For Servers And Workstations At Second-Anniversary Celebration Of AMD Opteron™ Processor



View AMD related news. NEW YORK -- April 21, 2005 --Charting another industry first, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced a broad portfolio of dual-core solutions from server and workstations for enterprise users to desktop and desktop-replacement notebooks for consumers and business users. At the second-anniversary celebration of the award-winning AMD Opteron™ processor, the company announced immediate availability of the Dual-Core AMD Opteron 800 Series processor for four- to eight-way servers. The 200 Series processors for two-way servers and workstations will be available in late May. The new processors deliver up to a 90 percent performance improvement for application servers over single-core AMD Opteron processors. For desktop PC users, AMD announced the new AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core processor brand that will enable true multi-tasking capabilities for richer computing experiences.
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04.18.2005 - AMD CEO Hector Ruiz Challenges Entertainment Industry Leaders At NAB To “Break Free” From Traditional Technology Barriers



View AMD related news. LAS VEGAS, NV -- April 18, 2005 --In a keynote address at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference today, Hector Ruiz, AMD (NYSE: AMD) chairman of the board, president and CEO, challenged entertainment industry leaders to break free from traditional technology barriers with innovative AMD64 solutions. Ruiz demonstrated that AMD64 technology with Direct Connect Architecture delivers breakthrough production power to digital artists while simultaneously reducing costs for businesses transitioning to HD production. Efficiencies gained in production pipelines based on AMD64 technology are expected to be further advanced by systems using the Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processor launching later this week.
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04.18.2005 - AMD And Dreamworks Animation SKG Announce Strategic Alliance Enabling Unprecedented CG Filmaking Advantages



View AMD related news. NAB, LAS VEGAS, NEV. -- April 18, 2005 --At NAB today, AMD (NYSE:AMD) and DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (DWA.N) announced a three-year strategic alliance naming AMD the Preferred Processor Provider for DreamWorks Animation and enabling the company to experience significant advantages in their computer-generated (“CG”) filmmaking process.
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04.18.2005 - AMD To Provide Market Leading 64-Bit Technology For New THX Best Practices Laboratory For Windows Media



View AMD related news. LAS VEGAS, NV -- April 18, 2005 --At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced its joint sponsorship of the THX Best Practices Laboratory for Windows Media with founding members Microsoft Corp. and THX Ltd. As part of the sponsorship, AMD64 technology-based processors will provide the necessary IT infrastructure to power advanced digital content workflow and solutions for the creation and distribution of content in Windows Media Format as well as VC-1 (the proposed SMPTE standard based on Microsoft Windows Media Video 9). Major movie and broadcast studios, independent film and television producers and the post production creative community will be able to access the lab to experience and learn about the latest processes and products supporting high-quality content creation, distribution and consumer experiences from the cinema to the living room. The Lab is expected to open Fall 2005.
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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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