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12/7/12AMD to Report Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results on January 22, 2013
Dec 07, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST / 2:00 p.m. PST to discuss the results of its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended December 29, 2012. This is a change from the initially announced date of January 17, 2013. 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 s... 
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12/6/12AMD Amends Wafer Supply Agreement With GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Dec 06, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it successfully amended its Wafer Supply Agreement (WSA) with GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. The closure of amendment negotiations solidifies AMD's new operating model as communicated at the third quarter 2012 earnings announcement. To better align with today's PC market dynamics, AMD and GLOBALFOUNDRIES agreed on purchase commitments for fourth quarter 2012 and established fixed pricing and other terms of the WSA which app... 
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12/4/12AMD Paves Ease-of-Programming Path to Heterogeneous System Architecture With New APP SDK 2.8 and Unified Developer Tool Suite
New Array of Developer Tool Kits, Suites and Libraries Makes Heterogeneous Compute Programming More Accessible on AMD Platforms Dec 04, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of the AMD APP SDK 2.8 and the AMD CodeXL unified tool suite to provide developers the tools and resources needed to accelerate applications with AMD accelerated processing units (APUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs). The APP SDK 2.8 and CodeXL tool suite provides access to code... 
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12/4/12AMD and Ubisoft Collaborate to Deliver the Ultimate Far Cry 3 PC Gaming Experience
AMD Eyefinity and AMD CrossFire Technologies Enable Stunning Visuals, Hyper-Realistic Environments and Incredible Performance for AMD Radeon PC Gamers as They Dominate the Lawless Island of "Far Cry 3" Dec 04, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its collaboration with Ubisoft® to support the highly anticipated next chapter in the "Far Cry" franchise, "Far Cry 3®," launching today in North America. Developed in conjunction with the AMD Gaming Evolved program, "Far Cr... 
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12/4/12New AMD Opteron 4300 and 3300 Series Processors Deliver Ideal Performance, Power and Price for Cloud Applications
Up to 15 Percent Lower Power Consumption and 24 Percent Better Performance per Watt Versus Previous Generation AMD Opteron Processors Dec 04, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today unveiled nine new mid-range and entry-level AMD Opteron™ 4300 Series and 3300 Series server processors increasing performance per watt versus the previous generation to maximize compute capabilities in power-constrained environments1, while delivering outstanding value to cloud providers and web hosts... 
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11/28/12AMD Announces Global Distribution Agreement With Symmetry Electronics for Embedded Products
Distribution Agreement Expands AMD's Presence and Underscores AMD's Commitment to Growth in the Embedded Market Nov 28, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a new global distribution agreement with Symmetry Electronics, a distribution leader in the embedded market which includes digital signage, industrial control, automotive, manufacturing and machine-to-machine technologies. Symmetry Electronics will immediately begin to promote, sell and support the full line of A... 
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11/16/12AMD Powers Brilliant HD Game and Video Performance for Nintendo's Wii U
Next-Generation Console Joins Growing List of AMD Powered Consumer Electronic Devices This Holiday Season Nov 16, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) is proud to support Nintendo's newly launched Wii U home console as the supplier of custom AMD Radeon™ HD GPU technology. As announced at E3 in 2011, the custom-for-Nintendo AMD graphics processor enables Wii U to provide exciting, immersive game play, brilliant HD video and game graphics and new forms of interaction for consumers. Si... 
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11/15/12AMD to Present at Raymond James Technology & Supply Chain Conference
Nov 15, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Senior Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller Devinder Kumar will present at the Raymond James Technology & Supply Chain Conference 10:10 a.m. EST on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in New York. 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 24 hours after the conc... 
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11/14/12AMD FirePro Server Graphics Redefining Supercomputing Performance Through Power Efficient, Sustainable Technology
Outstanding Performance-per-Watt and Compute Power Merge With University of Frankfurt SANAM Supercomputer, Powered by AMD FirePro S10000 Server Graphics Nov 14, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) has collaborated with the University of Frankfurt's Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) to deliver a new standard in power-efficient supercomputing with the SANAM supercomputer, securing the number two ranking on the latest Green500™ List. The supercomputer will aid FIAS in quantum chro... 
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11/13/12AMD and the National Academy of Engineering Recognize Engineering Programs With Real-World Relevance
Report Showcases 29 Exemplary Programs That Use Real-World Experiences to Enhance the Quality of Undergraduate Engineering Education and Workforce Preparedness Nov 13, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) today announced the release of 'Infusing Real World Experiences into Engineering Education,' a compilation of engineering programs at colleges and universities across the nation that incorporates real-world experiences in an effort to b... 
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11/12/12AMD Receives HPCwire Readers' Choice and Editors' Choice Awards
AMD Recognized for Leadership in High Performance Computing Nov 12, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today it has been recognized as a leader in high performance computing (HPC), receiving two awards from HPCwire: a Readers' Choice Award for 'Best HPC Collaboration between Government and Industry' and an Editors' Choice Award for 'Top Five Vendors to Watch.' These awards further underscore AMD's leadership position in supercomputing with its AMD Opteron™ processor famil... 
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11/12/12AMD Delivers Massive Compute Performance for World's Top Ranked Supercomputer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory's "Titan" Supercomputer Enables Cutting-Edge Research for Vital Science and Technology Disciplines Including Energy, Climate Change Nov 12, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today demonstrated its ongoing support for high performance computing by providing massive compute capability, performance and flexibility for the world's number one ranked supercomputer. This ranking, the sixth number-one spot for AMD-based supercomputers in the last five years... 
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11/12/12AMD Introduces Industry's Most Powerful Server Graphics Card
AMD FirePro S10000 Is the World's First Professional Graphics Card to Exceed One TeraFLOPS of Peak Double Precision Performance and Unparalleled Single Precision Performance Nov 12, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD FirePro™ S10000, the industry's most powerful server graphics card, designed for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads and graphics intensive applications. The AMD FirePro S10000 is the first professional-grade card to exceed one teraFLOPS ... 
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11/8/12AMD Appoints Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi to Board of Directors
Nov 08, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi has been appointed to the company's board of directors as a second representative of Mubadala Development Company. Yahia currently serves as executive director of Mubadala Industry, where he is responsible for Mubadala's growing industrial portfolio, including metals, mining, utilities, and advanced materials and products. Prior to joining Mubadala, Yahia was a partner at McKinsey & Company where h... 
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11/5/12New AMD Opteron 6300 Series Processors Deliver the Winning Solution for Virtualized Data Centers and High Performance Computing Clusters
Latest AMD Opteron Processors With the Next Generation "Piledriver" Core Offer Record-Breaking Java Performance Nov 05, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today unveiled its new AMD Opteron™ 6300 Series server processors based on its next-generation "Piledriver" core architecture. The new AMD Opteron processors deliver superior performance and scalability for virtualized server platforms that are central to private and public cloud deployments, big data systems and high-performanc... 
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10/31/12AMD to Present at Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference
Oct 31, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference 9:30 a.m. MST on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona. 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 24 hours after the conclusion of the live event and will be availab... 
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10/29/12AMD Changes Compute Landscape as the First to Bridge Both x86 and ARM Processors for the Data Center
Company to Complement x86-Based Offerings With New Processors Based on ARM 64-Bit Technology, Starting With Server Market Oct 29, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- In a bold strategic move, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that it will design 64-bit ARM® technology-based processors in addition to its x86 processors for multiple markets, starting with cloud and data center servers. AMD's first ARM technology-based processor will be a highly-integrated, 64-bit multicore System-on-a-Chip (SoC) optimized ... 
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10/25/12AMD Powers Superior Windows 8 Experience Across More Than 125 PC Designs
From Tablets to Desktops, the Latest Technology From AMD Accelerates Windows 8 Apps, Games and Response Time Oct 25, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its collaboration with Microsoft Corp. for more than 125 Windows® 8-based PC designs from leading OEMs including ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba and more. With a hardware accelerated user interface, Microsoft and AMD have collaborated to design Windows 8 to unlock the high performance graphic... 
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10/24/12AMD to Host News Conference
Oct 24, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read, and Senior Vice President and General Manager Global Business Units Lisa Su will host a news conference to provide updates and more detail on the company's ambidextrous strategy. The news conference will take place in San Francisco on Oct. 29, commencing at 1:30 p.m. PDT. The news conference is for invited attendees; however a real-time audio and video webcast of t... 
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10/23/12New AMD FX Line-Up Brings Faster Speeds and Higher Performance Core Over Previous Generation to PC Enthusiasts and Gamers
The Guinness World Record-Holding AMD FX Series Delivers a Stunning PC Experience With up to Eight Unlocked "Piledriver" Cores Running up to 4.2 GHz Oct 23, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced an update to the Guinness World Record-setting1 AMD FX family of central processing units (CPUs) that continues the brand's history of delivering a fully unlocked and customizable experience for performance desktop PC users. At the heart of the latest AMD FX processor is the new "Pi... 
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10/22/12New AMD Tablet APU Lands in Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q572
Latest Collaboration Maximizes Productivity and Portability Oct 22, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that its AMD Z-60 accelerated processing unit (APU) powers the new Fujitsu STYLISTIC 10.1" tablet, providing quality and performance to professionals on the move. The combination of processor and system design provides users with portability, Windows® compatibility and security in one tablet device. With impressive performance at low power, the AMD Z-60 APU supports un... 
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10/22/12AMD Recognized for Exemplary Corporate Responsibility With Listings on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the FTSE4Good Index Series
Oct 22, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the eighth consecutive year. The company has also been added to the FTSE4Good Index Series. These most recent acknowledgements highlight AMD's commitment to ethical and sustainable business practices. "AMD is proud to be ranked among the world's leading sustainable businesses and to have our commitment to ethical business practices recognized ... 
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10/22/12AMD "Never Settle" Program Gives Gamers the Hottest Games and the Best Experience for the Holiday Season
Oct 22, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the arrival of its "Never Settle" Bundle, which packages this holiday season's biggest PC gaming titles, including "Far Cry 3" by Ubisoft along with "Hitman: Absolution" and "Sleeping Dogs" by Square Enix, with the purchase of select AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series graphics cards. Gamers who purchase any holiday bundle package will also receive a code which will entitle them to a 20 percent discount off the retail price of the upc... 
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10/18/12AMD Reports Third Quarter Results and Announces Restructuring
Oct 18, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q3 2012 Results AMD revenue $1.27 billion, 10 percent sequential decrease and a 25 percent decrease year-over-year Net loss $157 million, loss per share $0.21, operating loss $131 million Non-GAAP(1) net loss $150 million, loss per share $0.20, operating loss $124 million Gross margin 31 percent AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced revenue for the third quarter of ... 
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10/17/12AMD Announces SeaMicro SM15000 Server Citrix Ready
Oct 17, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --CITRIX SYNERGY 2012 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Citrix Systems, Inc. has verified the new AMD SeaMicro SM15000-XE™ micro server as Citrix Ready® to run Citrix XenServer® 6, a complete managed server virtualization technology that enables companies to cost-effectively consolidate servers and ensure business continuity. Citrix Ready is a product verification program that demonstrates compatibility with Citrix Application Delivery Infrastructure... 
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10/11/12AMD Announces Preliminary Third Quarter Results
Oct 11, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that revenue for the third quarter ended September 29, 2012 is expected to decrease approximately 10 percent sequentially. The company previously forecasted third quarter 2012 revenue to decrease 1 percent, plus or minus 3 percent, sequentially. The lower than anticipated preliminary revenue results are primarily due to weaker than expected demand across all product lines caused by the challenging macroeconomic environment. ... 
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10/10/12Silicon Valley Leadership Group Selects AMD to Host 2012 Data Center Efficiency Summit
Oct 10, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will host the Silicon Valley Leadership Group's fifth annual Data Center Efficiency Summit on Oct. 24 at AMD headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Thanks to AMD's efforts to reduce data center power with solutions such as the SeaMicro Freedom™ Fabric, AMD was chosen to host the one-day event that brings together hundreds of data center experts, technology vendors and government leaders to learn about the latest data cente... 
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10/9/12AMD-Based HP Servers Shatter Performance Record by 40 Percent
Oct 09, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --VMworld 2012 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that a cluster of HP ProLiant BL465c Gen8 servers utilizing AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series processors has achieved the highest VMmark® 2.1 score ever posted, representing a 40 percent increase over the next best score. VMmark is VMware's popular multi-server benchmarking tool that measures platform performance and scalability of virtualized environments. The record score of 59.99 at 62 tiles displaced a score of 42.... 
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10/9/12New AMD Z-Series APU for Tablets Enables Immersive Experience for Upcoming Microsoft Windows 8 Platforms
Oct 09, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced its latest entry in the performance tablet and small form factor PC market with the AMD Z-60 Accelerated Processing Unit (APU). The AMD Z-60 is AMD's lowest power APU, delivering unprecedented performance and AMD AllDay™ power for tablet form factors as thin as 10mm. A compelling combination of features, stunning graphics, support for the latest Microsoft Windows® 8 applications and user interfaces, as well as compatibility with Wi... 
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10/2/12New AMD A-Series Processors Bring Faster Speeds, High Core Count and AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series Graphics to Do-It-Yourself PC Enthusiasts and Gamers
Oct 02, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced retail and distribution channel availability of its second generation AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) for desktop, small form-factor and home theater PCs. These new APUs target do-it-yourself (DIY) PC builders, mainstream gamers and value-added resellers who want to upgrade their PC infrastructure with affordable performance, discrete-level graphics, multiple cores and fast processing for outstanding responsi... 
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10/1/12AMD and Oracle to Collaborate in the OpenJDK Community to Explore Heterogeneous Computing for Java
Oct 01, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --During the JavaOne™ 2012 Strategy Keynote, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced its participation in OpenJDK™ Project "Sumatra" in collaboration with Oracle and other members of the OpenJDK community to help bring heterogeneous computing capabilities to Java™ for server and cloud environments. The OpenJDK Project "Sumatra" will explore how the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), as well as the Java language and APIs, might be enhanced to allow applications to take advantage o... 
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9/27/12AMD AppZone Brings Graphics-Accelerated Windows and Android Apps to PCs Worldwide
Sep 27, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the launch of AMD AppZone, an online showcase for applications and games accelerated by AMD Radeon™ graphics processing units (GPUs) and AMD accelerated processing units (APUs). In addition to featuring some of the most recognizable PC games and productivity apps, consumers can now download and seamlessly run popular Android™ apps on AMD-based PCs running Windows® thanks to a collaboration with BlueStacks to enable the AMD Ap... 
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9/18/12AMD Third Quarter 2012 Results to Be Announced on October 18, 2012
Sep 18, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal third quarter ended September 29, 2012. 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. The webcast will be available for 10 days after the conferenc... 
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9/17/12AMD Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition
Sep 17, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert informed the company of his decision to resign as senior vice president and chief financial officer to pursue other opportunities. Devinder Kumar, senior vice president and corporate controller, will serve as interim chief financial officer while a search commences for Mr. Seifert's replacement. Kumar has served as the Company's corporate controller since 2001. Seifert's departure is not based on any disag... 
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9/11/12AMD Invests in CiiNOW to Usher in Next Era of Cloud-Based Gaming
Sep 11, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced an investment in CiiNOW, a provider of cloud gaming technology that enables game publishers, retailers and carriers to tap into the growing video game market expected to reach $81 billion by 20161. AMD, through AMD Ventures, has invested in this innovative software company serving a large and growing market that can create better end-user experiences by taking advantage of AMD technologies. With the investment and strategic c... 
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9/11/12AMD Announces Support for RealD's BlueLine Technology; Addresses Rapid Market Adoption of 3D DLP Projectors With AMD FirePro Graphics
Sep 11, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced it has entered into a strategic licensing agreement with RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), which will pair AMD FirePro™ professional graphics with RealD's patented BlueLine™ technology to address the rapid adoption of 3D-capable displays and digital light processing (DLP) projectors in corporate boardrooms, educational institutions and the media and entertainment industry. This technology partnership provides industry-leading stereo 3... 
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9/10/12AMD Delivers a New Generation of AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon "Ivy Bridge" Processors in Its New SeaMicro SM15000 Micro Server Chassis
Sep 11, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of three pioneering innovations that firmly cement the company as the leader in fabric computing, micro servers and data center technology. The first innovation is a new chassis, AMD's SeaMicro SM15000™ server, which extends fabric-based computing across racks and aisles of the data center to connect to massive disk arrays supporting over five petabytes of storage capacity. In addition, AMD is announcing a ne... 
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9/10/12AMD Extends Leadership in Data Center Innovation -- First to Optimize the Micro Server for Big Data
Sep 11, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the SeaMicro SM15000™ server, another computing innovation from its Data Center Server Solutions (DCSS) group that cements its position as the technology leader in the micro server category. AMD's SeaMicro SM15000 server revolutionizes computing with the invention of Freedom™ Fabric Storage, which extends its Freedom™ Fabric beyond the SeaMicro chassis to connect directly to massive disk arrays, enabling a single ten rack uni... 
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9/4/12AMD Enables Efficient and Cost-Effective Solutions on Windows Server 2012
Sep 04, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has worked closely with Microsoft throughout the Windows Server 2012 development process to deliver an exceptional server solution powered by its award-winning AMD Opteron™ processors. AMD Opteron processors are ideally suited to deliver unparalleled server price performance, maximizing productivity and delivering compelling total cost of ownership (TCO) for customers. Both companies have optimized their respective... 
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8/29/12AMD Appoints Jack Harding to Board of Directors
Aug 29, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Jack Harding has been appointed to the company's board of directors. Harding currently serves as president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of eSilicon Corporation, a privately-held semiconductor design and manufacturing services provider he co-founded. eSilicon designs and manufactures complex, custom chips for a broad and growing portfolio of large and small firms. Harding brings more ... 
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8/28/12AMD CTO Mark Papermaster Outlines Vision for "Surround Computing," Bringing an Era of Personalized, Adaptive and Responsive Environments to Consumers
Aug 28, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- In a keynote address opening the prestigious annual Hot Chips symposium, AMD (NYSE: AMD) CTO Mark Papermaster delivered a vision for the coming "Surround Computing Era," and unveiled new processor architecture details which will enable technologies and design methodologies driving the next era in computing. Surround computing is an extension of pervasive and ambient computing trends and describes an environment where computing technologies are completely n... 
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8/28/12AMD Hires John Gustafson as Chief Graphics Product Architect
Aug 28, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that the visionary behind Gustafson's Law, John Gustafson, has joined the company as senior fellow and chief product architect, Graphics Business Unit. In this role, Gustafson will set the technical vision for the AMD graphics business unit, driving the technology roadmap and platform for the AMD Radeon™ and AMD FirePro™ product lines as well as new technology planning and execution of business objectives. Gustafson will be ... 
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8/27/12AMD Introduces Industry's Most Powerful Server Graphics Processors
Aug 27, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD FirePro™ S9000 and S7000, the industry's most powerful dual- and single-slot server graphics cards for compute, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and workstation graphics deployments in data centers1,2. Equipped with next-generation Graphics Core Next architecture and intelligent AMD PowerTune and ZeroCore Power technologies, the AMD FirePro S9000 and S7000 reduce power consumption by up to 95% at idle, meaning gre... 
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8/27/12AMD-Based Virtualization Solutions Deliver Leading Scalability While Slashing Total Cost of Ownership
Aug 27, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- VMworld 2012 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that virtualization environments running on AMD Opteron™ processor-based servers offer superior price/performance while reducing capital expense (cap-ex) by up to 30 percent1 versus comparable solutions. The findings, based on recently published VMmark™ 2.1 benchmarks of high-end systems, can amount to $130,000 in savings1 or more for a single server rack, enabling IT decision makers to greatly reduce cap-ex ... 
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8/24/12AMD and San Francisco Giants Invite Fans to Experience the AMD Fast Pitch PC Zone at AT&T Park
Aug 24, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) and the San Francisco Giants invite baseball and technology fans alike to experience the AMD Fast Pitch PC Zone on Sunday, September 9th at AT&T Park. Fans attending this special event will receive a free AMD A-Series accelerated processing unit (APU) and promotional offers from computer and electronics e-retailer Newegg.com. Several PC and gaming experts will be on hand to help train interested participants on how to build a cost-effect... 
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8/14/12Olympics Beats the Final Frontier for Social Mentions
Aug 14, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --(NYSE: AMD) -- With 54,455,926 social mentions through the closing ceremonies, the Olympics dominated space explorer Mars Curiosity and other major world news over the last couple of weeks, as evidenced by the amount of social shares according to data from social sharing platform AddThis, the world's largest social sharing platform. Following the Olympics in social mentions is Mars Curiosity at 2,079,080 and then the U.S. election at 1,556,860.  AddThis ... 
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8/7/12AMD to Present at Citi Technology Conference
Aug 07, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read will present at the Citi Technology Conference 9:45 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 in New York City. 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 24 hours after the conclusion of the live event and will be available for 30 days after th... 
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8/7/12AMD Appoints John Byrne Chief Sales Officer
Aug 07, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that John Byrne, AMD general manger of Global Accounts, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief sales officer effective immediately. In this role, Byrne assumes responsibility for ensuring that AMD's worldwide sales organization remains responsive to customer needs while further driving the adoption of AMD innovations by global technology providers. He reports to AMD President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Rea... 
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8/7/12Michael Phelps and Gabby Douglas Win Gold in Social Media Mentions Halfway Through the Olympics
Aug 07, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) -- With 1,060,938 social mentions through Sunday, the first graphic shows that American swimmer Michael Phelps is the most popular athlete in social media discussions online mid-way through the 2012 Olympics, as evidenced by the amount of social shares according to data from AddThis. AddThis is the world's largest social sharing platform used by over 14 million web domains and reaches 1.3 billion people each month. Followi... 
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8/7/12AMD Launches World's Most Powerful Workstation Graphics Line -- Provides Unmatched Improvements in Productivity and Workflow
Aug 07, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) launched its latest line of workstation graphics, leading with the AMD FirePro™ W9000 Graphics Processing Unit -- the most powerful workstation graphics card ever created1. The AMD FirePro™ W9000 GPU features incredible compute, increased memory bandwidth and greater multi-display support performance than the competing solution.1 Following closely are the AMD FirePro™ W8000, W7000 and W5000 workstation graphics cards, all built on the... 
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8/7/12AMD Launches First-Ever AMD FirePro(TM) APU Providing a Powerful Integrated Visual Computing Platform for CAD and Media and Entertainment Workflows
Aug 07, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) launched the AMD FirePro™ A300 Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for entry-level and mainstream desktop workstations. Featuring AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology, the new AMD FirePro A300 Series APUs are designed for users who demand a high-performance computing platform to power their computer-aided design, and media and entertainment (M&E) workflows. The new AMD FirePro A300 Series APUs combine industry-certified perf... 
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8/6/12AMD Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
Aug 06, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.50% Senior Notes due 2022 in a private offering. AMD intends to close the transaction on or around August 15, 2012. AMD estimates that the net proceeds from the issuance and sale of the senior notes will be approximately $491 million after deducting the initial purchasers' discounts and estimated offering expenses. AMD intends to use the net procee... 
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8/6/12AMD Announces Private Offering of $300 Million of Senior Notes
Aug 06, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --  Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it intends to commence a private offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022. AMD intends to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes and working capital, which may include the following: (i) the repayment or repurchase of some or all of its outstanding 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes due August 2012, (ii) repay... 
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8/1/12Computer Architect Jim Keller Joins AMD as Chief of Processor Group
Aug 01, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Jim Keller, 53, has joined the company as corporate vice president and chief architect of AMD's microprocessor cores, reporting to chief technology officer and senior vice president of technology and engineering Mark Papermaster. In this role, Keller will lead AMD's microprocessor core design efforts aligned with AMD's ambidextrous strategy with a focus on developing both high-performance and low-power processor cores th... 
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7/30/12Social Media Sharing During the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremonies Breaks All-Time Record for a Sports or Entertainment Event
Jul 30, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --With an estimated 4.95 million shares, the 2012 Olympic opening ceremonies became the biggest social sharing activity on record for a sports or entertainment event, surpassing the previous record set during Super Bowl XLVI by 106 percent based on data from AddThis, the world's largest social sharing platform used by over 14 million web domains and reaching 1.3 billion users each month. AddThis provides the sharing platform that is found next to most online ... 
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7/19/12AMD Reports Second Quarter Results
Jul 19, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q2 2012 Results AMD revenue $1.41 billion, 11 percent sequential decrease and a 10 percent decrease year-over-year Net income $37 million, earnings per share $0.05, operating income $77 million Non-GAAP1 net income $46 million, earnings per share $0.06, operating income $86 million Gross margin 45 percent, non-GAAP gross margin 46 percent AMD (NYSE: AMD) toda... 
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7/11/12AMD Selected by U.S. Government to Help Engineer and Shape the Future of High Performance Computing
AMD Awarded $12.6 Million by U.S. Department of Energy to Extend Processor and Memory Expertise to Fuel New Scientific Discoveries SUNNYVALE, CA, Jul 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it was selected for an award of $12.6 million for two research projects associated with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Extreme-Scale Computing Research and Development Program, known as "FastForward." The DOE award provides up to $9.6 million to AMD for processor... 
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7/9/12AMD Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Results
Revenue Expected to Decrease Approximately 11 Percent Sequentially; Company Effectively Manages Gross Margin SUNNYVALE, CA, Jul 09, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that revenue for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 is expected to decrease approximately 11 percent sequentially. The company previously forecasted second quarter 2012 revenue to increase 3 percent, plus or minus 3 percent sequentially. The lower preliminary revenue results are primarily due... 
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6/26/12AMD SeaMicro SM10000-XE Micro Server Achieves Red Hat Certification
Red Hat(R) Support for AMD SeaMicro Server Now Available When Running Red Hat Enterprise Linux BOSTON, MA, Jun 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Red Hat has certified the SeaMicro SM10000-XE(TM) server. The AMD team completed a rigorous process to achieve this hardware certification from Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions. Customers will now have the confidence of knowing these hardw... 
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6/26/12San Francisco Giants Select AMD as Multi-Year Technology Partner
AMD Technology Deployments Underway as Team Leans on APU-Based Touchscreen Solutions for Final All-Star Voting Push SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Major League Baseball's (MLB) San Francisco Giants selected AMD as a technology partner. The Giants have recently installed 66 new AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU)-based HP TouchSmart 320m All-In-One (AIO) touchscreen systems at AT&T Park, which will be followed by d... 
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6/25/12AMD Introduces New Low-Power AMD Embedded G-Series APU and Extends Platform Availability Through 2017
New APU Ideal for Industrial Control, Point-of-Sale, Medical Appliance and Transportation Markets; Delivers Three Times the Performance,(i) Reduces Power Consumption by up to Seven Percent(ii) and Chip Footprint by 58 Percent(iii) Compared to AMD Geode(TM) LX Processor SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 25, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the latest entry to the AMD Embedded G-Series processor family with the AMD Embedded G-T16R Accelerated Processing Unit (APU). The AMD G-... 
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6/22/12AMD Takes Graphics Crown With AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970 GHz Edition
AMD Launches the World's Fastest and Most Versatile Graphics Processor, the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition(1) SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 22, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) launched the world's fastest graphics processing unit (GPU), the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970 GHz Edition. The AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970 GHz Edition uses AMD's innovative Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture to deliver astonishing performance and breathtaking image quality(1,2), providing world-class gameplay at the hi... 
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6/21/12AMD Appoints Dr. Suresh Gopalakrishnan as Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Server Business
SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Dr. Suresh Gopalakrishnan, 49, has joined the company as corporate vice president and general manager of its server business, reporting to Dr. Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager, Global Business Units. In this role, Dr. Gopalakrishnan will lead AMD's server business and is responsible for driving the end-to-end business execution of server solutions worldwide. Andrew Feldman will cont... 
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6/19/12AMD Second Quarter 2012 Results to Be Announced on July 19, 2012
SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal second quarter ended June 30, 2012. 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. The webcast will be available for 10 days after... 
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6/18/12AMD Supercomputing Leadership Continues With Broader Developer Ecosystem and Latest TOP500
24 of the Top 100 Supercomputers Powered by AMD HAMBURG, GERMANY, Jun 18, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --ISC'12 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its continued leadership in high performance computing (HPC) with 24 of the top 100 supercomputers in the 39th TOP500 list, announced today, while making significant strides in maturing its HPC ecosystem through the addition of several key components that enable end users to continue to benefit from best-in-class price/performance1 for today'... 
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6/14/12AMD Announces Cloudera-Certified Colfax Server Cluster to Handle Big Data at Significantly Lower Cost
AMD Opteron(TM) Processor-Based Colfax Cluster Delivers Hadoop Data Management Capabilities With up to 40 Percent Less Cost Than Comparable Intel-Based Solution(1) BELLEVUE, WA, Jun 14, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD Fusion Developers Summit - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced Cloudera certification for an AMD-based Colfax server cluster, bringing more value to big data without an unnecessary price premium. The cluster consists of six Colfax 2U CX2270-N4 servers -- each with two AMD Op... 
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6/13/12AMD Strengthens Security Solutions Through Technology Partnership With ARM
Industry-First Collaboration to Extend ARM TrustZone Security Technology Into x86-Based AMD Offerings, Enabling More Secure Computing Experiences and Significantly Expanding the Security Ecosystem SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it will integrate a new security solution into its future products to meet the increasing need to provide consumers and businesses with secure access to their content and worry-free online transactions. Through... 
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6/13/12AMD Launches Next-Generation AMD FirePro(TM) Professional Graphics Card; Enables Brilliant Visuals and Value to Expanding Digital Signage Market
Launch Brings Industry's First Single-Card Solution Capable of Driving up to Six Displays LAS VEGAS, NV, Jun 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced immediate availability of the AMD FirePro(TM) W600 professional graphics card, the company's first professional graphics card to leverage AMD's Graphics Core Next architecture and 28nm production technology, for use in high-resolution, content-rich, multi-screen display wall environments. With this launch, AMD is ... 
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6/12/12AMD, ARM, Imagination, MediaTek and Texas Instruments Unleash the Next Era of Computing Innovation
Technology Leaders Establish the HSA Foundation to Create a Unified, Open Industry Standard Architecture for Heterogeneous Processing; Heterogeneous Processors, Which Combine Two or More Different Types of Processors Into a Single Chip, Accounted for Nearly Half of All Microprocessor Revenue in 2011(1) BELLEVUE, WA, Jun 12, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Today at the AMD Fusion Developer Summit (AFDS) (NYSE: AMD), global technology leaders came together to announce the formation of the Het... 
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6/11/12AMD Strengthens Commitment to Embedded Solutions With Appointment of Arun Iyengar as General Manager of Newly-Formed Embedded Solutions Group
20-Year Industry Veteran to Focus on Driving APUs Into High-Growth Sub-Segments SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --To further capitalize on the opportunity for Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) in embedded applications and form factors, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the formation of a new Embedded Solutions Group and appointed Arun Iyengar as its corporate vice president and general manager. The AMD Embedded Solutions Group will operate as a separate business with... 
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6/7/12AMD's Mike Wolfe Named Transformational CIO by The Enterprise CIO Forum
Wolfe Manages One of the World's Largest Private Clouds Running on More Than 123,000 AMD Opteron(TM) Processor Cores SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Mike Wolfe is the inaugural 2012 honoree of the Transformational CIO Award, which recognizes leading-edge CIOs. Wolfe was recognized by The Enterprise CIO Forum for his pioneering approach to the strategic use of IT to transform AMD... 
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6/7/12AMD Continues OpenCL(TM) Leadership With First Fully-Conformant OpenCL(TM) 1.2 Solution
AMD APP SDK 2.7 Makes It Easier for Software Developers to Take Advantage of the Compute Capabilities of AMD CPUs, GPUs and APUs SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced continued leadership in driving OpenCL(TM) adoption with availability of the AMD APP SDK 2.7, featuring the first conformant implementation of OpenCL(TM) 1.2 and comprehensive support for C++(1). The new SDK expands the OpenCL application ecosystem by providing developers a po... 
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6/7/12Latest AMD SeaMicro Micro Server Citrix Ready(R)
SeaMicro SM10000-XE(TM) Server Now Enables XenServer(R) 6 Networking and Virtualization Solutions for Consolidation and Business Continuity SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Citrix Systems, Inc. has verified the SeaMicro SM10000-XE(TM) server as Citrix Ready(R) to run XenServer(R) 6, a complete managed server virtualization technology that enables companies to cost-effectively consolidate servers and ensure business continuity. The... 
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6/6/12AMD to Webcast Keynote Presentations at AMD Fusion Developer Summit
SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 06, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will provide live video webcasts of keynote presentations at the 2012 AMD Fusion Developer Summit (AFDS), to be held June 11-14 in Bellevue, Washington. Keynote speakers include AMD senior management and technology leaders from Adobe(R), AMD, Cloudera, Gaikai, Microsoft, Penguin Computing and SRS Labs. Topics and presentation times are as follows: -- 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. (PDT), Tuesday, June ... 
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6/5/12New AMD E-Series APUs Set the High Bar for Essential Notebook Battery Life
2012 AMD E-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) Leads by Enabling up to 11 Hours of Battery Life(1) and Best-in-Class Entertainment and Media Experiences TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Jun 05, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) ---- COMPUTEX TAIPEI -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the launch of its latest AMD E-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) platform. Designed for essential notebook and desktop personal computers which meet basic performance needs at accessible price points, the 2012 AMD E-Se... 
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6/4/12Latest HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers Integrate New AMD Opteron(TM) Processors for High-Performance Systems
AMD Cranks Up World's Best Price/Performance x86 Server Processor(1) SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced 11 servers from its customers, including two based on the new HP ProLiant Gen8 platform, will be integrating previously unannounced versions of the award-winning high-performance AMD Opteron(TM) 6200 Series processor and the low-power AMD Opteron(TM) 4200 Series processor. These servers are based on five new AMD Opteron(TM) processors... 
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6/3/12AMD Makes "Life More Brilliant" at 2012 COMPUTEX TAIPEI
Spotlight Shines on Ultrathin Notebooks and All-in-One Desktop PCs for Best-in-Class Entertainment, Gaming and Battery Life TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Jun 03, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2012 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) will welcome attendees, customers and partners to COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2012 with system demonstrations of the second generation AMD A-Series Accelerated Processor Unit (APU) and the newest AMD E-Series APUs, both designed for best-in-class PC entertainment, gaming, and battery ... 
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5/29/12New AMD A-Series APUs Win 2012 Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI Award
High-Performance Accelerated Processors Recognized for Unique Achievements in Compute Power and Extended Battery Life TAIPEI, TAIWAN, May 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its AMD A-Series APUs (Accelerated Processing Units) are winners of the 2012 Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI award, the second consecutive win for the product family. The award is given by the Taipei Computer Association, a driving force behind the annual event and the leading technology... 
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5/21/12AMD Launches AMD Embedded R-Series APU Platform
Offering High-Performance Multicore X86 Processing, Advanced Video and Graphics Capabilities and Ultra-High Speed Parallel Processing, the AMD Embedded R-Series APU Platform Targets Performance-Intensive Embedded Applications SUNNYVALE, CA, May 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD Embedded R-Series accelerated processing unit (APU) platform. Designed for mid- to high-end graphics-intensive applications such as digital signage, casino gaming, point-of-s... 
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5/15/12AMD Holds 2012 Supplier Day, Recognizes Seven Suppliers for Excellent Performance
Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd., Shinko Electric Industries Co., TDK Corporation of America, Toppan Printing Co. Ltd., and Unimicron All Presented With Prestigious Awards for Outstanding Performance and Support SUNNYVALE, CA, May 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced at its 2012 Supplier Day that Silicon Precision Industries Co. (SPIL) is the recipient of the company's prestigious Supplier of the Yea... 
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5/15/12Second-Generation AMD A-Series APUs Enable Best-in-Class PC Mobility, Entertainment, and Gaming Experience in Single Chip
Up to 12 Hours of Battery Life(1) and Double the Performance-Per-Watt(2) Compared to Previous Generation -- 17-Watt APU Gives Users an Affordable and Uncompromised Visual Experience for Ultrathins -- AMD Has a Record Number of APU-Based Notebook Design Wins With Global OEMs SUNNYVALE, CA, May 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the widely anticipated launch of its 2nd-Generation AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) for mainstream and ultrathin not... 
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5/14/12AMD Named to CRN's 5-Star Partner Programs Guide for Third Consecutive Year
AMD Fusion Partner Program (FPP) Is Recognized as One of the Elite Channel Partner Programs Designed to Help Channel Partners Grow Their Business SUNNYVALE, CA, May 14, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has been named to CRN's 2012 Partner Programs Guide for its AMD Fusion Partner Program (FPP). CRN's Partner Programs Guide recognizes vendors with robust partner programs or products that provide the best possible partnering elements for channel succes... 
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5/7/12AMD Embedded G-Series Platform Now Supports Windows Embedded Compact 7 Real-Time Operating System
OEMs Utilizing High Performance AMD Embedded G-Series APUs Afforded New Capabilities and Expanded Operating System Support SUNNYVALE, CA, May 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its AMD Embedded G-Series platform now supports Windows Embedded Compact 7, the next generation of the Windows Embedded CE real-time operating system. Windows Embedded Compact 7, paired with AMD Embedded G-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APU) is optimized to deliver featur... 
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5/4/12AMD Appoints Colette LaForce as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
SUNNYVALE, CA, May 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Colette LaForce, 39, will join the company as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read. In her new role, LaForce will lead global integrated marketing for AMD, including marketing strategy, branding, internal and external communications, corporate events, sponsorships and entertainment marketing. "Colette brings strong technolo... 
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5/2/12AMD Launches Open Compute Project Platform Specification for Financial Services
"Roadrunner" Platform Specification Will Deliver Dramatic Power and Cost Savings to Demanding Market Segment SAN ANTONIO, TX, May 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --At the Open Compute Summit, AMD (NYSE: AMD) -- a member of Open Compute and a leader in driving open standards -- today unveiled a flexible and innovative Open Compute Project server platform specification, codenamed "Roadrunner," to enable power-efficient, cost-effective solutions. "Roadrunner" is specifically designed to m... 
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5/1/12AMD and GameFly Team Up to Get Gamers Playing for Less
AMD APU or CPU Buyers Receive a 20 Percent Discount on a New Game Purchased From GameFly's Expansive PC Gaming Library SUNNYVALE, CA, May 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced an agreement with GameFly, Inc., to give gamers who leverage the quality and performance of AMD CPUs and APUs easier access to GameFly's leading online video game rental and PC download services for a limited time. Gamers purchasing select AMD A-Series APUs, AMD Athlon(TM) II CPUs, AMD ... 
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4/25/12AMD Foundation Named a 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate
AMD Changing the Game, the Foundation's Signature Initiative, Has Reached More Than 75,000 Youth in Six Countries With Video Game Design Opportunities AUSTIN, TX, Apr 25, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that the AMD Foundation has been named a 2012 Laureate of the International Data Group's (IDG) Computerworld Honors Program for the Foundation's use of technology to promote and advance the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills of youth aro... 
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4/24/12Arrival of Full AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7000M Series Graphics Lineup Ushers in New Era for Mobile Graphics
Brings Outstanding Performance and Power Efficiency With Graphics Core Next Architecture and AMD Enduro(TM) Technology SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced its full line of revolutionary mobile discrete graphics based on the company's acclaimed Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, which includes the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7900M, HD 7800M, and HD 7700M Series GPUs.(1) New to the AMD Radeon HD 7000M Series is AMD Enduro(TM) technology(2), the ... 
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4/24/12AMD and Adobe(R) Creative Suite(R) 6 Innovate With OpenCL(TM) and GPU Acceleration
New Effects Get a Boost by a Factor of 10x(1) on Upcoming "Trinity" APU SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a collaboration with Adobe Systems Incorporated to optimize a new set of GPU-accelerated features for Adobe products including the newly announced Adobe Photoshop(R) CS6. Implementing GPU acceleration and incorporating OpenCL optimization improves the end-user experience by dramatically speeding up critical imaging features and gen... 
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4/23/12AMD to Present at J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 23, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read, will present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at 9:20 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 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 24 hours after the conclusion of the live eve... 
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4/19/12AMD Reports First Quarter Results
SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q1 2012 Results -- AMD revenue $1.59 billion, 6 percent sequential decrease and a 2 percent decrease year-over-year -- Net loss $590 million, loss per share $0.80, operating loss $580 million -- Non-GAAP(1) net income $92 million, earnings per share $0.12, operating income $138 million -- Gross margin 2 percent, non-GAAP gross margin 46 percent AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced revenue for the ... 
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4/17/12AMD to Power TELUS' New Virtual Private Cloud
AMD Opteron(TM) Processors Offer Significant Power/Performance Per-Dollar Benefits SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that TELUS (TSX: T) (TSX: T.A) (NYSE: TU), a leading Canadian telecommunications company, has chosen AMD Opteron(TM) processors to power its latest offering, the TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud. The TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud, announced today, offers AMDs' immense processing capabilities at outstanding power/p... 
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4/13/12AMD and PTC(R) Team Up to Provide Advanced Graphics Performance in Creo(R) Parametric 2.0
AMD FirePro(TM) Is the Only Professional Graphics Card to Exclusively Support the New GPU-Accelerated Transparency Functionality in PTC Creo Parametric 2.0 Providing Up to 900% Performance Increases SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its collaboration with PTC, a leading provider of product development software solutions and services, to enable 900%(1) faster performance in 3D transparency in PTC Creo Parametric 2.0 and shaded 3D frame ra... 
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4/12/12AFDS Returns to Pacific Northwest With Focus on Heterogeneous Computing, Gaming, Cloud Computing and More
Gaikai and Penguin Computing Join Adobe and Cloudera in Keynote Lineup for 2012 AMD Fusion Developer Summit SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 12, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the addition of keynote speakers David Perry, CEO and Co-Founder at Gaikai; and Phil Pokorny, CTO at Penguin Computing to its largest technical conference, the AMD Fusion Developer Summit (AFDS). The second annual three-day event will return to Bellevue, Wash. June 11 - 14, 2012 where AMD and indu... 
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4/10/12AMD to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Technology Conference at 10:15 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 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 24 hours after the conclusio... 
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4/9/12AMD to Present at Jefferies Global Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 09, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Mark Papermaster, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, will present at the Jefferies Global Technology, Media & Telecom Conference at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 7, 2012 in New York. 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 24 hours after the concl... 
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4/2/12AMD Appoints Darrell Ford as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Darrell Ford, 47, will join the company as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. He will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read. Ford, who was most recently vice president, Human Resources - Retail for Shell Oil, will be responsible for leading all areas of the company's human resources function. "Darrell brings a strong combination of deep human resources exp... 
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3/28/12AMD Embedded G-Series APU Platform Adds Real-Time Operating System Support With INTEGRITY From Green Hills Software
INTEGRITY RTOS Brings High Performance, Reliability, and Security to AMD-Powered Embedded Applications SAN JOSE, CA, Mar 28, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --DESIGN WEST -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a collaboration with Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software, that brings its industry-leading INTEGRITY real-time operating system (RTOS) to the AMD Embedded G-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) platform. The combination of INTEGRITY RTOS with the... 
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3/27/12AMD to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders
SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 27, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 9 a.m. PDT (12 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, May 10, 2012. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed during the presentation. The matters to be voted on at the meeting are set forth in the company's Proxy Statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 15, 2012. The Proxy Statement and AMD's Annual Report o... 
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3/26/12AMD and Rockwell Collins Help Improve Situational Awareness by Providing Pilots With Detailed 3D Imagery
Rockwell Collins Selects AMD Radeon(TM) E2400 Embedded GPU to Support Synthetic Vision in Its Pro Line Fusion(TM) Avionics System SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced Rockwell Collins, a leader in innovative communications and avionics systems for the aerospace and defense industries, has selected the AMD Radeon(TM) E2400 embedded graphics processor for inclusion in its highly-intuitive, integrated flight deck solution, Pro Line Fusion(TM)... 
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3/23/12AMD Completes Acquisition of SeaMicro
Cloud Pioneer Is Now AMD's Data Center Server Solutions Business SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 23, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it completed the acquisition of SeaMicro Inc., a pioneer in energy-efficient, high-bandwidth microservers, for approximately $334 million, net of cash assumed. The acquisition of SeaMicro, which will now become AMD's Data Center Server Solutions business, enables AMD to accelerate its strategy to deliver disruptive server technology and... 
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3/22/12AMD First Quarter 2012 Results to Be Announced on April 19, 2012
SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 22, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 5:00 pm EDT/ 2:00 pm PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal first quarter ended March 31, 2012. 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. The webcast will be available for 10 days after the confe... 
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3/20/12AMD Launches New Platform for Dedicated Web Hosting Providers
New AMD Opteron(TM) 3200 Series Processor Family Changes Industry Economics for Single-Socket, Dedicated Hosting and Cloud Customers SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 20, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the latest solution as part of its ongoing Web/Cloud initiative with the launch of the new AMD Opteron(TM) 3200 Series processor. Dedicated Web hosting customers seeking enterprise-class reliability have a new choice that delivers: -- Great value with up to 38% better... 
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3/19/12AMD Launches Graphics Triple Play: 3 GPUs in 3 Months
Announces Worldwide Availability of the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7800 Series SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today reached a major milestone in the graphics industry with worldwide availability of its full line of next generation AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7000 Series GPUs in less than three months. Starting in December, AMD launched the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7900 Series, followed in February by the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7700 Series and completed today with availability of the AM... 
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3/15/12Robert Rodriguez and AMD Launch VISIONary Young Directors Contest
Aspiring Filmmakers Enter to Win a Meeting With Robert Rodriguez and a Trip to Austin City Limits AUSTIN, TX, Mar 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) WHAT: Maverick director Robert Rodriguez has teamed up with tech innovator AMD to launch the VISIONary Young Directors Contest. Aspiring film makers have the chance to win a trip to Austin City Limits (ACL) October 12-14, 2012 to meet Rodriguez in person, as well as cutting-edge film editing technology from HP to jump s... 
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3/12/12AMD Collaborates With SOFTMAX for The War of Genesis IV: Spiral Genesis, One of the Most Popular Gaming Franchises in APAC
AMD to Provide High-Performance Graphics Through Its Gaming Evolved Program for The War of Genesis IV: Spiral Genesis SEOUL, KOREA, Mar 12, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD Korea (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Korean game developer, SOFTMAX, to provide technical collaboration for its new game title, The War of Genesis IV: Spiral Genesis. This type of collaboration, a core component of AMD's Gaming Evolved program, will help optimize The War of Genesis ... 
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3/6/12AMD and Nuvixa Bring New, Immersive Dimension to Telepresence
AMD Has Invested in Nuvixa for OpenCL-Accelerated, Gesture-Based Business, Education, Public Sector and Consumer Videoconference Applications SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 06, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has invested in Nuvixa, Inc., a developer of gesture-based video communication and presentation solutions, through AMD Ventures (formerly the AMD Fusion Fund program). Leveraging depth-sensing camera technologies, the Nuvixa StagePresence(TM) immersive video pr... 
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3/5/12AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7800 Series Graphics Sets Pace for Graphics Industry
Bringing to Market Its Third Series of Graphics Cards Based on Its New GCN Architecture SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 05, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the sleek new additions to its award-winning 28nm GPU line up, the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7870 GHz Edition and AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7850 graphics cards. Featuring AMD's cutting-edge Graphics Core Next Architecture (GCN) for spectacular performance and efficiency, the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7800 series comes equipped with PCI Exp... 
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3/4/12AMD Amends Wafer Supply Agreement With GLOBALFOUNDRIES
SUNNYVALE, CA, Mar 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it entered into an amendment to its Wafer Supply Agreement (WSA) with GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. In this amendment, AMD and GLOBALFOUNDRIES agreed to a negotiated wafer price mechanism for 2012. AMD also agreed to transfer its remaining ownership interest in GLOBALFOUNDRIES to GLOBALFOUNDRIES and, as a result, AMD will no longer hold an equity stake in GLOBALFOUNDRIES. "The amended wafer supply agreement demon... 
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2/29/12AMD to Acquire SeaMicro: Accelerates Disruptive Server Strategy
SeaMicro's Low-Power, High-Bandwidth Microserver Solutions Set the Stage for AMD's Disruptive Approach to Lead Fast-Growing Cloud Data Center Market SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SeaMicro, a pioneer in energy-efficient, high-bandwidth microservers, for approximately $334 million, of which approximately $281 million will be paid in cash. Through the acquisition of SeaMicro, AMD will be ... 
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2/16/12AMD Appoints John Byrne as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Accounts
Industry Veteran Named to New Leadership Role Designed to Best Address Needs of AMD's Largest Customers and Partners SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that industry veteran John Byrne has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Global Accounts. In this newly created position, Byrne will be responsible for ensuring AMD's worldwide sales organization effectively addresses customer needs by exceeding the expectations of... 
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2/15/12AMD Radeon(TM) Breaks GHz Barrier
AMD Further Extends Its Dominance by Launching the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7700 Series Graphics Cards; Delivers Its Fourth Revolutionary 28nm Graphics Card in Under Three Months SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the arrival of its AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7770 GHz Edition and HD 7750 graphics cards. The AMD Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition is the first graphics card equipped with a reference engine clock that breaks the one gigahertz barrier -- making it t... 
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2/15/12UPDATE: AMD Named to Top 20 of Clean Capitalism Ranking
Inaugural Corporate Knights List Uses Quantitative Methodology to Recognize Resource-Productive, Socially Just Companies; AMD Also Recognized as a "Most Trustworthy" Company for 2011 SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) was today named by Corporate Knights to its inaugural list of the S&P 500 Clean Capitalism Ranking, placing among the top twenty companies to be recognized. Corporate Knights, which defines "clean capitalism" as "responsible, resource-p... 
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2/8/12AMD to Present at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference at 9:10 a.m. PST on Thursday, March 1, 2012 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 24 hours after the c... 
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2/8/12AMD Named to Top 20 of Clean Capitalism Ranking
Inaugural Corporate Knights List Uses Quantitative Methodology to Recognize Resource-Productive, Socially Just Companies; AMD Also Recognized as a "Most Trustworthy" Company for 2011 SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) was today named by Corporate Knights to its inaugural list of the S&P 500 Clean Capitalism Ranking, placing among the top twenty companies to be recognized. Corporate Knights, which defines "clean capitalism" as "responsible, resource-p... 
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2/7/12AMD Announces Departure of Emilio Ghilardi as Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
AMD President and CEO Rory Read to Serve as Interim Chief Sales Officer SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the departure of Emilio Ghilardi as senior vice president and chief sales officer, effective immediately. Rory Read, AMD president and chief executive officer, will serve as interim chief sales officer while the company actively seeks a replacement. "I'd like to thank Emilio for his contributions to the business and wish him wel... 
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2/7/12AMD FirePro(TM) V3900 Brings Unbeaten Workstation-Class Design Experiences to Entry-Level Professional Graphics
AMD FirePro(TM) V3900 Enables High-End Experience Through AMD Eyefinity Technology and 1GB of Memory SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD FirePro(TM) V3900, which enables best-in-class workstation experiences at an entry-level price point. By leveraging AMD's latest graphics features, including AMD Eyefinity technology, the AMD FirePro(TM) V3900 provides up to 95% better application performance than the competition.(1) The AMD Fire... 
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2/2/12AMD Strategy Transformation Brings Agile Delivery of Industry-Leading IP to the Market
Product Roadmap Enhancements Illustrate Plans to Accelerate Growth in Low Power, Emerging Markets and Cloud Computing; First System-on-a-Chip (SoC) Solutions Expected to Arrive in 2013 SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --At its annual Financial Analyst Day, AMD (NYSE: AMD) detailed a new "ambidextrous" strategy that builds on the company's long history of x86 and graphics innovation while embracing other technologies and intellectual property to deliver differentiated pr... 
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1/31/12AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7950 Graphics Added to Arsenal of Next Generation Graphics
The AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7950 GPU Delivers Excellence in Performance, Graphics Core Next, and AMD ZeroCore Power to an Even Wider Range of Gamers SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 31, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced worldwide availability of the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7950 graphics card for desktop computers. This launch brings to market the second graphics card based on the cutting-edge 28nm process technology first introduced with the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970 graphics card -- rec... 
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1/24/12AMD Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) Q4 2011 Results -- AMD revenue $1.69 billion, flat sequentially and increased two percent year-over-year -- Net loss $177 million, loss per share $0.24, operating income $71 million -- Non-GAAP(1) net income $138 million, earnings per share $0.19, operating income $172 million -- Gross margin 46 percent 2011 Annual Results -- AMD revenue $6.57 billion, flat year-over-year -- Net incom... 
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1/23/12AMD Opteron(TM) 6200 Series Processor Family Wins the Linley Group Analysts' Choice Award for Best Server Processor
Honor From Leading Analyst Firm One of Several Recent Accolades for the Server Price-Performance Leader SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 23, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its AMD Opteron 6200 Series processor family, based on the new "Bulldozer" architecture, was chosen as the winner of The Linley Group's first annual Analysts' Choice Awards. The awards recognize the top processor products of 2011 in several major categories including embedded, mobile, PC, server... 
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1/17/12AMD Announces the First AMD Fusion Center of Innovation
New Technology Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to Promote Entrepreneurship, Commercialization and Start-Up Creation for Heterogeneous Computing SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the first AMD Fusion Center of Innovation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, designed to focus on the innovative developer environment and software performance advancements enabled by heterogeneous computing. The center w... 
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1/11/12AMD OpenCL(TM) APP SDK 2.6 and AMD Catalyst(TM) Developer Driver Available for Download
SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) released new versions of the AMD APP SDK and AMD Catalyst(TM) developer drivers which include many new features, including several capabilities of the recently published OpenCL(TM) 1.2 specification. The new features provide developers with significant coding productivity enhancements, making it much easier to write OpenCL using C++. In addition, the new features deliver run-time performance enhancements. For more detail... 
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1/10/12Award-Winning AMD Radeon HD 7970 Desktop and AMD Radeon HD 7000M Notebook Graphics on Store Shelves Today
Available Immediately: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970 Desktop Graphics Cards and AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7000M Mobile Graphics in Notebook Designs From Top Manufacturers SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced channel-wide availability of the world's fastest single-GPU graphics card, the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970 for desktop PCs. Also available starting this week are notebooks featuring new AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7000M mobile graphics, enabling incredibly immersiv... 
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1/9/12AMD at CES 2012
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CES -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today kicked off activities for the 45th Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by showcasing a variety of devices based on AMD technology at the Pepcom Digital Experience press event. The company will host various activities throughout the week, with a strong focus on demonstrating the new AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series graphics, products based on AMD Radeon™ HD 7000M Series notebook graphics – many of which hit shelves in early January – ... 
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1/9/12AMD Appoints Rajan Naik as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
CEO Rory Read Further Strengthens Management Team With Hire of a Partner From McKinsey & Company; Naik Joins Recent Appointments of Product and Technology Leaders to Drive Growth Across Key Market Opportunities SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 09, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Rajan Naik, 40, has joined the company as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. He will report to president and chief executive officer Rory Read. Naik, who was most recently ... 
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