News tagged with national semiconductor

New 'metamaterial' practical for optical advances

(Phys.org) -- Researchers have taken a step toward overcoming a key obstacle in commercializing "hyperbolic metamaterials," structures that could bring optical advances including ultrapowerful microscopes, computers and solar ...

May 15, 2012
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Feud over iPad highlights faded tech firm's woes

The battle between an ailing Chinese electronics maker and Apple Inc. over the iPad name is just as much a tale of obsolescence in the fast-moving global technology industry as it is a legal row over a trademark.

Feb 27, 2012
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National Semi CEO shifts from gadgets to megatrends

Founded in 1959, Santa Clara, Calif.-based National Semiconductor is one the oldest and best-established technology companies in Silicon Valley. But it's going through a big change under the leadership of its outspoken chairman ...

Mar 11, 2009
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National Semiconductor to cut 1,725 jobs

(AP) -- Faced with a steep decline in sales, chip maker National Semiconductor Corp. said Wednesday it will eliminate more than one-quarter of its work force, or 1,725 jobs.

Mar 11, 2009
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