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2009-07-20 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced the election of Roderick C. McGeary to the board of directors. McGeary, 59, is Chairman of the Board of BearingPoint, Inc., one of the world's largest providers of management and technology consulting services. In addition to his role as Chairman, he has served as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BearingPoint, Inc. from 2004 to 2005. He was CEO of Brience, Inc. from...

2009-07-13 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM), of Santa Clara, Calif., today announced the retrofit of an affordable housing project in Oakland with its industry award-winning SolarMagic(TM) power optimizers, boosting the electricity production by 22.6 percent. The 30-kilowatt solar system sits atop the Oak Street Terrace, a 39-unit affordable housing development specifically designed for low-income seniors. Completed in 2005, the multi-story...

2009-06-30 07:00:00

Award-Winning Portable Signal Analyzer Delivers Best-in-Class Jitter Performance and Optimizes Configurability SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that PHABRIX Limited, a leading provider of portable broadcast test equipment based in the U.K., has incorporated five National signal conditioning and data conversion products into the industry's first handheld test and measurement device to support comprehensive 3G/HD/SD...

2009-06-29 07:00:00

PowerWise Synchronous Boost Converter Enables Thermally Optimized Flash System in Portable Devices SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the industry's first high-side light-emitting diode (LED) driver that enables dual LED operation for the camera flash function in portable, battery-powered multimedia devices. The LM3554, a member of National's PowerWise(R) energy-efficient product family, drives one or two...

2009-06-21 21:00:00

- National Starts Sales of SolarMagic Power Optimizers in Japan through National's First Japanese PV Partner TOKYO, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM), of Santa Clara, Calif. (USA), and West Holdings, Japan's leading company in environment-compatible home remodeling and improvement businesses such as photovoltaic (PV) systems, all-electric home appliances and house insulation services, today said that the two companies have signed an agreement to...

2009-06-21 21:00:00

SolarMagic Power Optimizers Improve Design Flexibility, Help Make Solar Accessible to More Japan Homeowners TOKYO, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced it has started shipping its SolarMagic(TM) power optimizers in Japan. The company also announced that West Holdings, Japan's leading company in environment-compatible home remodeling and improvement businesses such as photovoltaic (PV) systems, all-electric home appliances and house...

2009-06-18 03:00:00

NOERRESUNDBY, Denmark, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- By combining considerable chip knowledge with excellent system domain knowledge, RTX and SiTel have created a new innovative Ultra Low Power (ULP) technology based on CAT-iq; this is the first step into completely new application areas for DECT/CAT-iq. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080219/293533-a ) RTX and SiTel have joined forces in the quest for new and innovative battery management algorithms. The...

2009-06-09 12:51:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, announced it has updated outlooks for Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN), National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM), Palm (Nasdaq: PALM), Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE: CY), and SanDisk (Nasdaq: SNDK). The big names in semiconductor forecasting have stated during the last week they expect semiconductor revenue to fall between...

2009-05-27 09:30:00

Organizer of World's Largest Solar Event Acknowledges SolarMagic Power Optimizers' Innovation, Effectiveness in Solving Real-World Problem MUNICH, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- INTERSOLAR -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its SolarMagic(TM) power optimizers received the prestigious Intersolar Award 2009 in the Photovoltaics category. A panel of experts appointed by the organizers of the Intersolar exhibition, together with the German Solar Industry...

2009-05-27 06:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. National's story is one intricately woven into the history of the high-tech industry. When the company was founded, computers were the size of buildings, telephones were wired to walls, televisions were boxes filled with tubes and humans had not yet left the earth's atmosphere. National's many technological innovations have shaped the industry and left...


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