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National Semiconductor  (Stock symbol: NSM ) Acquired by Texas Instruments (2011 $ 6,500,000,000 )

2900 Semiconductor Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Robert J Frankenburg (Novell Former President/CEO/Chairman) Roderick C McGreary (BearingPoint Chairman) William E Mitchell (Sequel Capital Managing Partner) WILLIAM J Amelio (CHC Helicopter CEO) Steven Appleton (Micron Technology CEO) Gary Arnold (Analogy CEO) Richard Danzig (Secretary of the Navy) Edward R McCracken (Silicon Graphics)

Business description: National Semiconductor creates energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal semiconductors as well as SolarMagic™ power optimizers. Its PowerWise® products enable systems that consume less power, extend battery life, and generate less heat. National's leading-edge products include power management circuits, display drivers, audio and operational amplifiers, communication interface products and data conversion solutions. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif.,
Customers include: AppleATandTCompaqIntelMotorolaNEC
Partners include: KyoceraNECSharpSunshineToshibaVarian;  Siltec;  Suntech ;  Synapatics;  WaferScale

Ownership: Acquired by Texas Instruments (2011 $ 6,500,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: NSM

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Record updated: Apr 2011
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1959
Headcount: 5001-7000 as of Jan 2010
Ownership: Acquired by Texas Instruments (2011 $ 6,500,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: NSM