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Texas Instruments Buying National Semiconductor
By KERA News & Wire Services
April 4, 2011
Dallas, TX – Texas Instruments
says it is buying fellow chip-maker National
Semiconductor for $6.5 billion in cash in a move
to expand its share of the market for analog
chips, which are used in a wide range of
TI says vision sharpened in R&D cuts
By VICTOR GODINEZ / The Dallas Morning News
February 7, 2010
Texas Instruments Inc., a legendary font of innovation, cut its budget
for research and development by almost half a billion dollars in 2009.
The Chip That Jack Built
A short film from KERA profiling Nobel Prize
Winner Jack Kilby, the Texas Instruments
engineer who co-invented the integrated circuit.
To See Where Tech Is Headed, Watch TI
November 6, 2006
Intel (INTC ) is the premier chipmaker, but there's a better bellwether
for the tech industry's fortunes: Texas Instruments (TXN ). Although the
Dallas-based company stopped making PCs long ago, its chips are fast
becoming the workhorse for key industries in the Digital Age.
It is not easy to beat Intel
By DAMON DARLIN / The New York Times
Published: July 9, 2006
It is not easy to beat Intel if you are running a company that many
analysts and investors have written off as moribund and out of touch. It
is not easy to beat Intel if you are running a moribund company that
loses its chief executive to a heart attack just as he embarks on a
risky strategy. But Texas Instruments beat Intel. Twice.
After 75 Years of Technology Leadership and
Community Support, TI Continues to Make a Positive Difference
DALLAS, May 16, 2005 /PRNewswire/ -- As Texas Instruments (NYSE:
TXN) celebrates its 75th anniversary today, the company is not only
commemorating three-quarters of a century of technology leadership, it
also is honoring its legacy of support for education and community
Ingenuity aided petroleum hunt
09:58 PM CDT on Thursday, May 12, 2005
Texas Instruments didn't start out under that
name when Eugene McDermott and John Clarence "Doc" Karcher launched the
company in early 1930 and incorporated it on May 16, 1930.
Texas Instruments: Still glowing
11:46 PM CDT on Thursday, May 12, 2005
Texas Instruments Inc. has lasted a long time
because it has never stayed the same company.
Innovative products spelled success
09:53 PM CDT on Thursday, May 12, 2005
TI did more than enable smart bombs and oil
discovery. It also designed and built products for smart kids and
educational discovery, including one device so clever that E.T. used it
to phone home.
Technology gave military an edge
09:55 PM CDT on Thursday, May 12, 2005
The day after Mr. McDermott and his other
partners acquired GSI from Coronado, Japan attacked the United States at
Pearl Harbor. The same year, the company began its long association with
'Once a TI-er, always a TI-er'
11:36 AM CST on Saturday, March 26, 2005
Max Post had packed up his office and was headed
for the door on the last day of his 39-year career at Texas Instruments