Tech news tagged ‘semiconductor company’

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Fable: The Flip-Flopper

There was once a company which, 42 years ago, closed down its two semiconductor manufacturing subsidiaries which were making standard logic ICs…

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Fable: The Failure Of Rationalisation

There was once a massive industrial conglomerate involved in everything from automobiles to aerospace which, one day, woke up to the fact that it owned half a dozen different semiconductor companies…

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Fable: Resisting

A top 20 semiconductor company which was founded in 1958 and then changed its name in 1961 to reflect the unit of measurement of electrical resistance, has had the same President ever since it was founded…

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The MOS Pioneer Which Got Screwed.

There was once a far-sighted government which, in 1967, gave one of its semiconductor companies a contract to instal an MOS process (a year before Intel was founded expressly to develop MOS memory…

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The Myth Of Commodity CMOS

A few years back you couldn’t go anywhere without hearing someone say: ‘Advanced digital CMOS is now a commodity – available in any foundry…

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Fable: The Good Old Days

In days of yore when men were men and silicon was silicon, there was a start-up company where the founders received a 500x return on their investment within two years…

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