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2009-08-20 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) will announce its fiscal year 2010 first quarter results at approximately 1 p.m. PDT on Thursday, Sept. 10. National will host its quarterly conference call with financial analysts following the earnings release at 1:30 p.m. PDT. Speakers: Brian Halla, chairman and chief executive officer Don Macleod, president and chief operating officer Lewis Chew, chief financial officer...

2009-08-17 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the industry's first dual-channel 16-bit, 160 mega-samples per second (MSPS) pipeline analog-to-digital converter (ADC). With two high-speed channels, the ADC16DV160 offers system designers the world's best dynamic performance and smallest footprint (10 mm by 10 mm) to reduce system size, design complexity and development costs. The ADC16DV160 is targeted at multi-carrier,...

2009-08-10 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new nanopower operational amplifier (op amp) from National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) provides the industry's lowest power consumption at 552 nanowatts (nW), with guaranteed operation down to 1.6V. The PowerWise(R) LPV521 extends battery life in portable equipment and low power applications including wireless remote sensors, power-line monitoring, and micropower oxygen and gas sensors. The LPV521 features a supply voltage range...

2009-07-28 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Don Macleod, president and chief operating officer of National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM), will speak at 2 p.m. MDT on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 at the 11th Annual Pacific Crest Technology Leadership Forum. The event takes place at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail in Vail, Colo. A live audio webcast will be available http://www.national.com/analog/invest/conf. Following the conference, a replay of the presentation will be available...

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...


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