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2011-06-08 07:00:00

MUNICH, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERSOLAR EUROPE -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the SolarMagic(TM) arc detection reference design, comprised of analog front end integrated circuits (ICs) and multi-band dynamic filtering firmware, the first commercially available chipset to detect hazardous DC arc faults in photovoltaic (PV) systems. National will demonstrate the SolarMagic arc detection reference design in its booth in Hall A1.151 at the Intersolar...

2011-06-07 15:15:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), a leader in high-performance semiconductor system solutions for the connected home, today announced that Dr. Bami Bastani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President and has been elected to the Board of Directors. Bastani has more than 20 years of experience as a CEO and senior executive in the semiconductor industry. His appointment is effective immediately. Philippe Geyres, who has...

2011-06-06 07:00:00

SANTA Clara, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the LM3466, a highly integrated linear LED driver that simplifies the design of high power, wide area lighting fixtures such as streetlights. The LM3466, with just a few passive components, provides a complete system that drives each LED string from any off-the-shelf AC/DC constant-current power supply. LED drivers today often require multiple components to accurately drive a...

2011-06-03 14:54:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) will release its fourth quarter fiscal year 2011 financial results after the market close at approximately 1 p.m. PDT on Thursday, June 9. Following the issuance of the release, National will host its quarterly conference earnings call with financial analysts at 1:30 p.m. PDT. Speakers: Don Macleod, chairman and chief executive officer Lewis Chew, chief financial officer Mark Veeh,...

2011-05-04 12:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its WEBENCH® FPGA Power Architect was awarded an EDN Innovation Award in the Software Category at a ceremony on May 2 in San Jose, Calif. WEBENCH FPGA Power Architect is the industry's first online design tool to model and optimize power supplies for FPGAs in minutes. Try out WEBENCH FPGA Power Architect here. The EDN Innovation Awards program is now in its...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a new family of PCI Express® (PCIe) Gen-3 (8 Gbps) repeaters that offer unprecedented signal conditioning performance and low-power consumption for data center servers and storage systems. To see a video demonstration, visit http://bit.ly/DS80PCI402. "PCI Express 3.0 increases the data rate to 8 GT/s, allowing Intel's next generation desktop and server platforms to...

2011-04-11 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced 12 new SIMPLE SWITCHER® power modules, the first to drive up to 10A of output current and comply with the CISPR 22 (Class B) radiated and conducted electromagnetic interference (EMI) standard in industrial and communications infrastructure applications. Watch a video on the products at http://bit.ly/LMZ10A. National's modules include new features for current...

2011-04-06 16:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. ("AnalogicTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: AATI), an analog semiconductor company focused on powering innovative solutions in consumer electronics, computing, and communications markets, today announced that Brian McDonald has resigned from his position as Vice President of Worldwide Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary to pursue other interests. Ashok Chandran, 51, who has been with the...

2011-04-05 08:42:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published a 29-page report on the analog and mixed-signal semiconductor sector, updating outlooks for ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), Microchip Technology (Nasdaq: MCHP), Linear Technology (Nasdaq: LLTC), Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN), and National Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS). This report is the second...

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...


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