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Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is an American semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics, processors, and media solutions for both commercial and consumer markets.

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is an American semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics, processors, and media solutions for both commercial and consumer markets. The company’s portfolio of products includes desktop/laptop/professional graphics, desktop processors, laptop and tablet processors, server processors, embedded processors, chipsets, and solid-state drives (SSD). In addition, AMD's solutions portfolio includes APU-based systems for tablets, laptops, and desktops; cloud, virtualization, and HPC server solutions; professional graphics solutions; embedded solutions; software solutions; and pro solutions.

AMD products and solutions focus on innovations related to gaming technologies, surround computing, pro graphics technologies, enhanced media, business technologies, server technologies, embedded technologies, security technologies, and mobility technologies.

Founded in 1969 as a silicon valley startup by Jerry Sanders and seven of his colleagues from Fairchild Semiconductor, AMD is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with facilities in Canada, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, China, and other locations worldwide. On January 20th, 2009, Qualcomm announced the acquisition of handheld graphics and multimedia assets from AMD.

In 2020, AMD's revenue amounted to $9.76 billion; the company set a record with a net income of $2.49 billion. AMD's research and development spending in 2020 was $1.98 billion.

Timeline

January 20, 2009
Qualcomm announces the acquisition of handheld graphics and multimedia assets from AMD.
1969
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is founded by Jerry Sanders along with seven of his colleagues from Fairchild Semiconductor.

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Advanced Micro Devices CEO: Going after 'secular growth' in high-performance computing

November 21, 2019

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Will Daniel
May 19, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
"Today's announcement reflects our confidence in AMD's business and the successful execution of our multi-year growth strategy," AMD's CEO said.
FinSMEs
June 25, 2020
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LONDON, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Machine Learning Chip Market by Chip Type (GPU, ASIC, FPGA, CPU, and Others), Technology (System-on-chip,...

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