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11.08.2004 - Spansion Unveils MirrorBit™ Product Road Map Scaling to 8-Gbit Flash Memory on 65nm Lithography



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- November 8, 2004 --Today Spansion LLC, the Flash memory subsidiary of AMD (NYSE:AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), laid out an ambitious three-year vision and strategic road map, outlining plans to scale its MirrorBit™ technology to 8 gigabit densities on 65-nanometer lithography to meet the growing demands of the entire Flash market - from wireless handsets and embedded systems to detachable cards and USB drives. In addition, the company announced plans to develop a new “ORNAND” Flash memory architecture that brings together the best of NOR code execution and NAND data storage capabilities in a single product based on MirrorBit technology.
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11.02.2004 - AMD Appoints RadioShack President And COO, David Edmondson, To Board Of Directors



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- November 2, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of David J. Edmondson, president and chief operating officer of RadioShack Corporation, to its board of directors. Mr. Edmondson, 45, was elected at AMD's board of directors meeting on Oct. 27.
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11.02.2004 - Spansion Enters Fast-Growing Serial Flash Memory Market



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- November 2, 2004 --Spansion LLC, the Flash memory subsidiary of AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu (TSE: 6702), today announced an entirely new Flash memory family designed to reduce costs and dramatically simplify system design of Flash-enabled consumer electronics, PC peripherals, and in-cabin automotive electronics. The new Spansion™ FL Flash memory family enables these improvements by using the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), an emerging serial communication standard with rapid projected Flash memory market growth from nearly $500 million in 2005 to more than $1 billion in 2007 . The family leverages the company’s proprietary MirrorBit™ technology and ranges from 1 to 16 megabits (Mb) today, with devices up to 64Mb planned for mid-2005.
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11.02.2004 - Spansion Extends Industry’s Broadest Portfolio of NOR Flash Memory with Production of 512 Mbit Product



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- November 2, 2004 --Spansion LLC, the Flash memory subsidiary of AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702), today announced it has qualified the industry’s highest-density NOR Flash product and is now mass producing the industry’s broadest range of NOR Flash memory densities, from 1 to 512 megabits. To maximize price-performance in a wide variety of embedded applications, this full range of products will be based on the company’s proprietary MirrorBit™ technology.
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10.29.2004 - AMD Closes Private Offering Of 7.75% Senior Notes Due In 2012



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- October 29, 2004 --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has closed a private offering of $600 million of 7.75 percent Senior Notes due in 2012. AMD intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, approximately $587 million, together with existing cash, to prepay the full amount owed by AMD’s indirect wholly-owned German subsidiary, AMD Saxony Limited Liability Company & Co. KG, under its existing term loan.
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10.28.2004 - AMD Launches Global Strategy With Partners To Provide Internet Connectivity And Computing Power To 50 Percent Of World’s Population By 2015



View AMD related news. Mumbai, India -- October 28, 2004 --To foster the rapid adoption of technology in high-growth markets throughout the world, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today formally unveiled a business strategy with initial participants in India, Mexico and the Caribbean to enable 50 percent of the world’s population with Internet connectivity and computing capabilities by 2015. As part of its 50x15 strategy, AMD is announcing the Personal Internet Communicator (PIC), an innovative consumer device that enables affordable, managed Internet connectivity and offers Microsoft® Windows®-based computing capabilities to help fulfill the communication, education and entertainment needs of people in high-growth markets.
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10.28.2004 - Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited And AMD Launch The Personal Internet Communicator



View AMD related news. Mumbai, India -- October 28, 2004 --VSNL, India’s largest telecommunications service provider, a member of TATA group of companies and AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the Personal Internet Communicator (PIC), a high-quality, affordable, and easy-to-use, consumer device that will help provide managed Internet access to first time technology users. The PIC will be offered as part of the TATA Indicom Broadband Services.
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10.27.2004 - AMD Celebrates 25 Years In Austin



View AMD related news. AUSTIN, TX -- October 27, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today celebrates its first 25 years in Austin, TX. Founded in Silicon Valley in 1969, AMD began operations in Austin in the fall of 1979 with 72 employees. Today, the global technology company employs more than 3,000 employees in Austin where it designs industry-leading 64-bit microprocessors, low-power embedded processors and operates a state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility, AMD Fab 25, which produces Flash memory - a pervasive technology that is powering the rapid growth in digital devices such as mobile phones, PDAs, and DVD players.
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10.26.2004 - Computer Shopper Selects AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor As 2004 “Product Of The Year”



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- October 26, 2004 --AMD announced today that the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor received “Product of the Year” honors in Computer Shopper magazine’s list of “The Best in Tech 2004.” Computer Shopper placed the AMD Athlon 64 processor atop its annual roundup of outstanding technology products in the magazine’s November issue which is currently available online and on newsstands. Computer Shopper’s annual list of the top 100 products of the year showcases the best desktops, notebooks, hardware and software as well as the most useful Web services.
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10.22.2004 - AMD Announces Pricing of Private Offering of 7.75% Senior Notes due 2012



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- October 22, 2004 --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has agreed to sell $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.75% Senior Notes due 2012 in a private offering. The company expects to close the transaction on or about October 29, 2004.
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10.21.2004 - AMD Expands Partner Roster For Validated Server Program



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- October 21, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today welcomed Sanmina-SCI (Nasdaq NM: SANM) as a new partner in AMD’s Validated Server Program (VSP). Launched in June 2003, AMD’s VSP connects system builders with VSP partners to obtain validated, stable and reliable solutions built on AMD Opteron™ processor-based server platforms from enterprise-class servers to systems optimized for the value segment.
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10.19.2004 - AMD Hits The Road And Offers Consumers A Unique Opportunity To Test Drive Technology



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- October 19, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) is launching its first ever experiential technology tour, initiating a highly interactive 20-city road show that offers both consumers and small businesses first-hand experiences with AMD64 technology. The AMD64 Experience Tour features custom demonstrations that are dedicated to showcasing the versatile power of AMD64 technology, including gaming, music, imaging, video and home/office computing solutions.
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10.19.2004 - Spansion Expands European Presence with Opening of Headquarters in Paris



View AMD related news. PARIS, FRANCE -- October 19, 2004 --Spansion LLC, the Flash memory subsidiary of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702), announced today that it has established European headquarters in Paris, France, to serve as its center for worldwide mobile security. A primary strategic focus for Spansion is to develop advanced security technologies to protect data on memory subsystems. France, renowned for its expertise as one of the world’s leading regions for security, is the ideal location for Spansion’s mobile security initiative.
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10.19.2004 - Spansion Expands System Engineering Capabilities at Design Centers Around the Globe



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- October 19, 2004 --Spansion LLC, the Flash memory subsidiary of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702), announced today it has expanded its system engineering capabilities across seven global locations, in line with its strategy to bring higher value to the marketplace and to its customers. New and expanded design centers include sites in Paris, France; Dresden, Germany; and Seoul, Korea.
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10.19.2004 - Leading Chipset Partners Extend PCI Express Support For AMD64 Desktop Platforms



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- October 19, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced PCI Express support from leading chipset manufacturers, offering performance-hungry customers additional graphics bandwidth and improved I/O for gaming and multimedia applications. PCI Express is a next-generation graphics-to-chipset interface which dramatically increases throughput capability, providing added bandwidth for tomorrow’s graphic-intensive applications.
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10.19.2004 - AMD Unleashes The New Leader In PC Performance: The AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-55 Processor



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- October 19, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today upholds the PC performance crown with the introduction of the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-55 processor, the world’s ultimate PC processor for enthusiasts and hard-core gamers. The AMD Athlon 64 processor 4000+, also announced today, provides businesses and consumers with world-class performance and enables a more secure computing environment. These new additions to the award-winning AMD Athlon 64 processor family represent the next leap forward in desktop computing, providing exceptional performance on 32-bit applications today, with the ability to migrate to 64-bit applications.
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10.18.2004 - Spansion Improves Automotive Power Train Performance with New High-Speed Flash Memory



View AMD related news. Detroit, MI -- October 18, 2004 --Spansion LLC, the Flash memory subsidiary of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702), today at Convergence 2004 announced it has added a faster, higher density model to its top-selling automotive Floating Gate Flash memory product line. This new 32Mbit burst-mode, simultaneous read/write NOR Flash memory device uses a 32-bit bus to reach frequencies as high as 75 MHz to deliver the fastest memory data throughput for next-generation engine control units (ECUs). The burst mode Flash “gluelessly” interfaces with most high-speed microcontrollers to enable optimum engine performance, fuel efficiency, and meet stringent environmental requirements.
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10.18.2004 - AMD64 Journeys To Shangri-La With Mark Knopfler



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- October 18, 2004 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that guitar superstar Mark Knopfler’s latest album “Shangri-La” was recorded in high-resolution 24-bit/96kHz audio and 5.1 surround sound on a dual AMD Opteron™ processor-based digital audio workstation. Basic tracks for the album were initially laid down on dual 16-track analog machines and then immediately transferred to the digital format for the remainder of the recording process. Mixing continued on the AMD64 workstation to provide the 5.1 surround and high-resolution stereo mixes. Chuck Ainlay, AMD64 Masters Group member, engineered the recording that he co-produced with Knopfler.
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10.13.2004 - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Announces Intention to Offer Senior Notes



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- October 13, 2004 --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it intends to offer $600,000,000 in principal amount of Senior Notes due 2012 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
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10.12.2004 - AMD Enables Cinematic Computing For Digital Media Enthusiasts



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- October 12, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor has been integrated into the new HP Media Center PC m1160n Photosmart PC, featuring Microsoft Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005. AMD Athlon 64 processor-based systems are an ideal choice for Media Center PCs, providing improved technology for games, movies, and streaming audio and video.
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