Tech news tagged ‘texas instruments’

UK Understands Use Of Transistors, says TI

“The rapidly increasing depth of knowledge in the UK in design, production and use of transistors is creating an ever-widening demand,” said Mr A.N. Provost, managing director of Texas Instruments in London last week.

So, 53 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of May…

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TI Moves Into New Factory

‘It’s Moving Day For Texas’

  This was a  headline, 50 years ago, in Electronics Weekly’s edition of February 15th 1961…

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TI Moves To Manton Lane

‘Things went with a swing today when Texas Instruments transferred to their new factory at

Manton Lane, Bedford.’

  So, 51 years ago today, starts a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of February 15th 1961…

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TI Opens Fab In Bedford.

‘The new factory for Texas instruments in

Manton Lane, Bedford, scheduled for occupation in early December, is now nearing completion. It is an example of the latest developments in industrial architecture and technique.’

  So, 50 years ago this year, starts a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of October 19th…

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Imagination Looks To New Computing Platforms

Despite Texas Instruments chickening out of the Netbook market saying it doesn’t fancy competing with Intel, there are feistier players seeing disruptive traction in the new format…

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Pat Haggerty And The Art Of Pervasiveness

Pat Haggerty, CEO of Texas Instruments, was one of the greatest CEOs the semiconductor industry ever had. Three fabulous initiatives show why Haggerty was so great…

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TI Makes Integrated Circuitry Obsolete

Under the headline: ‘A few hints to businessmen who have trouble with their face powder’ TI runs the following ad in the August 6th 1969 edition of Electronics Weekly…

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National Plan World-Wide Expansion

This was the headline of a story in Electronics Weekly dated July 16th 1969. The story starts:

  ‘National Semiconductor is to open new factories in Scotland and West Germany in the near future, and are to expand rapidly their Santa Clara and Singapore operations to ensure that they become the…

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50th Anniversary Of The IC

50 years ago today, Jack Kilby demonstrated the first working IC for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2000. Kilby’s chip contained transistors, resistors and diodes all made out of germanium and connected to eachother with gold wires. Making them from the same material was…

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After the 4004: the 8008 and 8080. By Federico Faggin

The fifth in our Friday weekly series on the invention of the microprocessor is an account of how, after getting the world’s first microprocessor, the 4004, into silicon, Dr Federico Faggin set about his next task at Intel  – designing the first 8-bit microprocessor,  the 8008…

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