Texas Instruments to Acquire Nat-Semi for $6.5bn

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hunter315

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Thats going to be one hell of a merger, should yield some nice results though, i wonder what TI can do with expanded fabrication potential, should give us some nicer lab toys for a bit less.
 

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[citation][nom]assmar[/nom]Why does the ti-83 cost more now than it did when I bought my first one over a decade ago? A-holes.[/citation]

So true. and here i was thinking older tech gets cheaper over time...
 
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doesn't nat-semi hold an x86 license?
not that it matters for the deal
 

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[citation][nom]rod1975[/nom]doesn't nat-semi hold an x86 license?not that it matters for the deal[/citation]
they used to make Geode, but they sold that to AMD
 

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[citation][nom]samwelaye[/nom]So true. and here i was thinking older tech gets cheaper over time...[/citation]
*Cheaper and smaller, neither of which has happened to those calculators.
 
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