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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) Roderick C. McGreary (BearingPoint Chairman) William E. Mitchell (Sequel Capital Managing Partner) WILLIAM J. Amelio (CHC Helicopter CEO) Robert J. Frankenburg (Novell Former President/CEO/Chairman) 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