Advanced Micro Devices Inc.    

 
NYSE: AMD

Address:

1 AMD Pl.

Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3905

United States

Phone:
(408) 749-4000

Company description

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) was incorporated in Delaware on May 1, 1969 and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972. This global semiconductor company designs and manufactures x86 microprocessors; embedded microprocessors; chipsets for desktop and notebook PCs, professional workstations and servers; and graphics, video and multimedia products for home media PCs, professional workstations and servers, and technology for game consoles. The company's desktop PC product brands for microprocessors are AMD Phenom, AMD Athlon and AMD Sempron. The notebook PC brands for microprocessors are AMD Turion, AMD Athlon and AMD Sempron. The server and workstation brand for microprocessors is AMD Opteron. GPUs brands for the professional markets are ATI FirePro, ATI FireGL and ATI FireM;, and ATI Radeon is the brand for the consumer graphics market. AMD is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and primarily outsources manufacturing. In March 2009, AMD formed GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., a manufacturing joint venture. The company purchases substantially all of its microprocessor wafers from GLOBALFOUNDRIES, which has manufacturing facilities in Germany. AMD also owns and operates three microprocessor assembly and test facilities in Malaysia, Singapore and China. The company's facility in Markham, Ontario, Canada is primarily devoted to prototyping for new graphics product introductions.

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News and information about Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

Wipo Publishes Patent of Advanced Micro Devices for "Updating Least-Recently-Used Data for Greater Persistence of Higher-Generality Cache Entries" (American Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 19, 2018; 408 words
...LEAST-RECENTLY-USED DATA FOR GREATER PERSISTENCE OF HIGHER-GENERALITY CACHE ENTRIES."Applicants: ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC. (US).Inventors: Anthony J. Bybell (US) and John M. King (US).According to the abstract* posted...
Wipo Publishes Patent of Advanced Micro Devices for "A Mechanism for Throttling Untrusted Interconnect Agents" (American Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 19, 2018; 407 words
...15.Title of the invention: "A MECHANISM FOR THROTTLING UNTRUSTED INTERCONNECT AGENTS."Applicants: ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC. (US).Inventors: Gabriel Loh (US) and Maurice B Steinman (US).According to the abstract* posted...
Form 8-K: Advanced Micro Devices Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 13, 2018; 302 words
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 12.State of...
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES REPORTS DISPOSITION BY CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER AND SVP PAPERMASTER (California)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 9, 2018; 298 words
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), Santa Clara, Calif., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial...
Meltdown, Spectre Chip Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know
The Christian Science Monitor; February 9, 2018; 700+ words
...operating system. It can be patched relatively easily. Spectre, which affects chips made by Intel, Arm, and Advanced Micro Devices, is a class of difficult-to-perform exploits that trick processors into executing tasks they aren't supposed...
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES REPORTS ACQUISITION BY DIRECTOR DONOFRIO (California)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 8, 2018; 283 words
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), Santa Clara, Calif., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial...
Wipo Publishes Patent of Advanced Micro Devices for "Controlling Access to Pages in a Memory in a Computing Device" (American Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 4, 2018; 440 words
...Title of the invention: "Controlling Access to Pages in a Memory in a Computing Device."Applicants: ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC. (US).Inventors: David A. Kaplan (US), Jeremy W. Powell (US) and Thomas R. Woller (US).According...
How 22-Year-Old Found Worst Chip Flaws
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH); February 4, 2018; 700+ words
...computer he had borrowed to test some of his ideas. Swieckiadvisedhimhowbest to tell Intel, ARM Holdings and Advanced Micro Devices about the flaws, which Horn did on June 1. That set off a scramble by the world's largest technology companies...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 334413 - Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3674 - Semiconductors and Related Devices industry report