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2011-11-22 03:04:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Micrel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that Colin Sturt has been promoted to Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Sturt has been the Company's legal counsel since 2010 with responsibility for all the Company's global legal affairs. He reports directly to President and CEO, Ray Zinn. (Photo:...

2011-11-07 05:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip Semiconductor") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed signal semiconductor products, today announced that it now offers cost competitive compact standard cell libraries targeting low power applications in 0.18um and 0.35um technologies. The new standard cell library features a smaller cell area and lower operating power by incorporating a compact design...

2011-11-03 11:45:00

Rich Beyer, Freescale CEO will lead association into 35th year SAN JOSE, Calif.,, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that the SIA Board of Directors has elected Freescale Semiconductor CEO, Rich Beyer as its 2012 chairman. "As the association embarks on its 35th year of representing the semiconductor industry's interests both in Washington, DC and...

2011-11-01 11:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, Texas Instruments (TI) announced its $1 million "Power of STEM Education" initiative, benefitting four communities it recently joined when it acquired National Semiconductor in late September. The "Power of STEM Education" initiative aims to increase teaching effectiveness and build student interest in math and science. Grant recipients include...

2011-10-24 15:30:00

DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced third-quarter revenue of $3.47 billion, net income of $601 million and earnings per share of 51 cents. EPS includes 9 cents in charges associated with the company's acquisition of National Semiconductor. "The highlight of the third quarter was the completion of the purchase of National Semiconductor. We welcome the people of National to TI, and together we're already taking our...

2011-10-05 16:24:00

DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced that effective immediately the existing distributors in its global network will integrate National Semiconductor products onto their line cards. This will expose National products to a number of new distributors, and will ensure that customers all over the world have an extensive authorized channel from which to obtain TI's and National's newly combined portfolio of almost 45,000 analog...

2011-09-23 09:33:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced the acquisition of National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM) is complete. "National is now a strategic part of TI's Analog growth engine. Together, we're focused on accelerating semiconductor innovation to improve performance and power efficiency for our customers' electronic systems," said Rich Templeton, TI's chairman, president and chief executive officer. More than 5,000...

2011-09-21 06:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM) today announced that TI's proposed acquisition of National has cleared all required regulatory reviews, moving the companies closer to the transaction close. The companies expect the transaction to be complete on September 23, just slightly ahead of the six- to nine-month timeframe originally anticipated when the acquisition was announced on April 4....

2011-09-19 05:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip Semiconductor") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, has launched a series of 4 channel LED drivers for use in LED monitors and LED-TV applications These new device drivers from MagnaChip are designed to fit the back light unit structures of the latest LED monitors and televisions. Each channel has the...

2011-09-08 12:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) will showcase its PMBus system power management and PCI Express® Gen-1/2/3 signal conditioning repeater integrated circuits (ICs) at the Intel Developer Forum at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco from Sept. 13 - 15, 2011. Attendees can see demonstrations based on National's LM25066 system power management and protection IC with PMBus, and DS80PCI800 PCIe...