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AMD is being taken to court over weak Llano sales

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AMD is being taken to court by some of their investors alleging that AMD knowingly misled them into believing that the Llano APU would perform well. The lawsuit was filed in California by investors that bought stock in AMD between October 27, 2011 and October 18, 2012, according to Tom’s Hardware.

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AMD launches Kaveri APUs

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Advanced Micro Devices has launched their new HSA-enabled “Kaveri” accelerated processors (APUs), which includes a pair of chips for small desktop PCs. The AMD A10-7850K desktop APU combines a 3.7GHz (4GHz in Turbo mode) and quad-core CPU with 8 Radeon R7 graphics processing cores. The A10-7700K has four central processing cores (3.4GHz clock or 3.8GHz in Turbo mode) and six GPU cores. Both of the APUs are available starting today. The A10-7850K has a price of $173 and the A10-7700K costs $152.

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc (AMD) Is Profitable Again

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc (NYSE:AMD) is profitable again thanks to the game console market.  AMD reported net income of $48 million on revenues of $1.46 billion, compared to a loss of $131 million in the same period last year on revenues of $1.27 billion.

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Advanced Micro Devices Is Getting Removed From The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has been removed from the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index starting September 20th, according to the S&P Dow Jones Indices.  AMD is going to be moved to the S&P MidCap 400 going forward.
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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Joins The Document Foundation

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) has joined the Document Foundation advisory board.  As part of the partnership, the company will be developing GPU acceleration for Libre Office applications.  The Document Foundation is known for overseeing the Libre Office applications.  Libre Office is an alternative to Microsoft Office, but it is open source and free.
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AMD’s FX-9590 Is The First “5GHz Processor”

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Advanced Micro Devices has announced a new product called the AMD FX-9590.  The FX-9590 is known as the first-ever commercially available 5GHz processor.  The FX-9590 was announced at the E3 conference in Los Angeles earlier this week.
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Microsoft’s APU Deal With AMD Reportedly Worth Over $3 Billion

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When Microsoft Corporation announced the new Xbox One, it was revealed that the console would use an AMD 8-core APU.  This deal is very lucrative for AMD.  Microsoft is reportedly paying $3 billion to use these new chips in the Xbox One, according to NVIDIA’s VP of Technology Licensing Bob Feldstein.

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AMD Announces Temash, Kabini, and Richland APUs

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AMD has announced today that they have released a new line of dual- and quad-core processors designed for tablets, PCs, and notebooks.  The accelerated processing units (APUs) have the code-names: Temash (for mobility usage), Kabini (for mainstream usage), and Richland (high-performance usage).

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