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2011-06-21 18:01:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM) announced that at a special meeting of National's stockholders held today, the stockholders approved the adoption of the merger agreement by and among National, Texas Instruments Incorporated and Orion Merger Corp., a subsidiary of TI ("Merger Sub"). Pursuant to the merger agreement, Merger Sub will be merged with and into National, with National as the surviving corporation and a subsidiary...

2011-04-04 15:05:00

DALLAS and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM) today announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which TI will acquire National for $25 per share in an all-cash transaction of about $6.5 billion. The acquisition combines two industry leaders in analog semiconductors, each with unique strengths in delivering products to improve performance and efficiency and convert...

2011-03-14 19:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its award-winning WEBENCH® Designer tools are now available in the Korean language. Worldwide expert and novice electronic engineers as well as mechanical engineers have used WEBENCH to create over 1.5 million analog designs cost-free and quickly since its introduction in 1999. National's unique WEBENCH environment features WEBENCH Visualizer, the only tool...

2011-03-07 19:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its award-winning WEBENCH® Designer tools are now available in the Traditional Chinese language. Worldwide expert and novice electronic engineers as well as mechanical engineers have used WEBENCH to create over 1.5 million analog designs cost-free and quickly since its introduction in 1999. National's unique WEBENCH environment features WEBENCH Visualizer,...

2011-01-24 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced two configurable sensor analog front-end (AFE) integrated circuits (ICs) with unique technology that work together with new tools to fast-track signal path designs for a variety of sensors from major global manufacturers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/SF34382) The configurable sensor AFE ICs and WEBENCH® Sensor AFE Designer enable the...

2011-01-19 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced three new SIMPLE SWITCHER® power modules, the first to drive high output voltage applications in a variety of markets including industrial, communications infrastructure and military. The easy-to-use LMZ14201H, LMZ14202H and LMZ14203H power modules provide the efficiency of a synchronous switching regulator with the simplicity of a linear regulator, eliminating...

2010-12-16 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today marked the 20-year anniversary of its SIMPLE SWITCHER® brand of products. Since 1990, electronic system engineers around the world have created designs featuring National's SIMPLE SWITCHER products, with over 1.5 billion units shipped to date. More than 100,000 engineers design power supplies with SIMPLE SWITCHER power modules, voltage regulators and controllers each year,...

2010-12-01 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a new LED driver with the industry's best phase-based dimming performance for high-brightness light-emitting diode (LED) applications. The LM3450 LED driver integrates active power factor correction (PFC) and phase dimming decoding to provide uniform, flicker-free illumination across a wide, programmable dimming range. A member of National's PowerWise®...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the industry's first Ser/Des chipset with high-bandwidth digital content protection (HDCP) for automotive infotainment systems. The FPD-Link III chipset supports in-car distribution of protected video and audio content -- such as Blu-ray movies up to 720p resolution -- to create a home theater experience in the vehicle. National's FPD-Link III Ser/Des chipset consists of the DS90UH925Q...


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