Just joined to add info to this as well.
I was getting pings from FNPLicensingService.exe as well this morning and freaked me out enough where I removed it from my computer to be safe. After that AMD's AUEPMaster.exe started to do the same thing.
-Blocked Website Details-
Malicious Website: 1
, C:\Program Files\AMD\Performance Profile Client\AUEPMaster.exe, Blocked, -1, -1, 0.0.0, ,
IP Address: 169.254.169.254
File: C:\Program Files\AMD\Performance Profile Client\AUEPMaster.exe