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Rambus Receives Frances C. Arrillaga Humanitarian Award for Philanthropic and Humanitarian Leadership


Rambus honored by Pathways Hospice Foundation

Los Altos, California, United States - Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies specializing in high-speed memory architectures, today announced that it is the recipient of the Pathways Hospice Foundation Frances C. Arrillaga Humanitarian Award for 2009. This marks the first time that the recipient of the Frances C. Arrillaga Award has gone to an organization.

The award honors Rambus for its leadership in philanthropic efforts, inspiration to the community and the generous support it has given to Pathways, a not-for-profit organization providing compassionate quality home health and hospice care.

“Rambus and the Rambus Foundation have a long history of supporting Pathways’ mission of compassion for its patients,” said Harold Hughes, president and chief executive officer at Rambus. “After witnessing the quality of service that Pathways Hospice provides its patients and families, Rambus is honored to be named a recipient of this year’s Frances C. Arrillaga Humanitarian Award.”

Each year, a committee selects recipients of the Frances C. Arrillaga Humanitarian, One from the Heart and John W. Gardner Visionary Awards. For the Frances C. Arrillaga Humanitarian Award, the selection committee seeks individuals and organizations that have made a difference to Pathways and to philanthropy within the Bay Area.

“Frances C. Arrillaga was a community leader, humanitarian, philanthropist and dedicated volunteer,” stated Carol Lillibridge, vice president of philanthropy at Pathways. “We are proud to recognize Rambus for its philanthropic and humanitarian leadership within the Bay Area. Rambus and the Rambus Foundation are truly an inspiration to others.”

Rambus will accept the Frances C. Arrillaga Humanitarian Award at Pathways’ Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast on October 8, 2009. More than 650 corporate, community and medical leaders are expected to attend. For more information, visit:

About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies specializing in the invention and design of high-speed memory architectures. Since its founding in 1990, the Company’s patented innovations, breakthrough technologies and renowned integration expertise have helped industry-leading chip and system companies bring superior products to market. Rambus’ technology and products solve customers’ most complex chip and system-level interface challenges enabling unprecedented performance in computing, communications and consumer electronics applications. Rambus licenses both its world-class patent portfolio as well as its family of leadership and industry-standard interface products. Headquartered in Los Altos, California, Rambus has regional offices in North Carolina, India, Germany, Japan, and Taiwan. Additional information is available at

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