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Sep 18, 2014, 16:30 ET
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TI continues to return cash to shareholders with 13% dividend increase

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today said it will raise its quarterly cash dividend by 13 percent, from $0.30 per share to...

Sep 18, 2014, 12:06 ET
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Transparency Solution Helps Consumers Better Manage Health Care Services And Costs

 As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower their health care costs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Texas Instruments gives $1.3 million in grants to North Texas arts and culture organizations

Texas Instruments and the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation recently made a combined $1.3 million in contributions to a variety of North Texas arts...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:37 ET
Save energy in industrial designs with TI's new analog-to-digital converter (ADC) family (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

Industry's lowest-power 25- to 160-MSPS analog-to-digital converter family saves energy in industrial designs

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) expanded its data converter portfolio today with a new family of small, pin-compatible analog-to-digital...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:06 ET

Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association Teams Up With Jack Ingram and ASCAP Foundation in Search of the Next Great Young Songwriter

The Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association, in collaboration with country music artist Jack Ingram and The ASCAP Foundation, today launched Texas...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:05 ET

Now Showing in Brownsville: the Texas Film Round-Up with the Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- Have you heard of the Snake King of Brownsville from the 1910s? What about his nine year-old, lion tamer...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:05 ET

Ahora en Brownsville: el Texas Film Round-Up con el Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- ¿Ha oído hablar del Rey de las Serpientes de Brownsville en la década de 1910s? ¿Sabe...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET
TI makes wide Vin power supply design easier with synchronous SIMPLE SWITCHER DC/DC regulators.  Quickly design energy-efficient, EMI-compliant systems with new family of 36-V and 60-V converters. (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments Incorporated)

TI makes wide Vin power supply design easier with synchronous SIMPLE SWITCHER® DC/DC regulators

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced seven SIMPLE SWITCHER regulators that simplify wide VIN synchronous power supply design...

Sep 15, 2014, 06:00 ET

San Antonio Locksmith Greatly Values Supporting the Local Community

 Texas Premier Locksmith in San Antonio is a home grown full service locksmith company. They opened their first location in Austin in 2008 and...

Sep 11, 2014, 11:53 ET

WGU Texas and Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sign Partnership and Offer Scholarships for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, WGU Texas has partnered with the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC), to...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:00 ET
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TI RF4CE solutions support new ZigBee® Remote Control 2.0 standard

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced the company's ZigBee® RF4CE hardware and software solutions support the ZigBee Remote...

Sep 10, 2014, 09:05 ET
The State Bank of Texas, founded by Chan Patel, ranks number one in the 2014 list of Best-Run Community Banks. (PRNewsFoto/State Bank of Texas)

State Bank of Texas Named 2014 Top Community Bank

State Bank of Texas was ranked number one out of 4,566 community banks in the entire nation with a Return on Average Assets of 5.1% and an...

Sep 10, 2014, 07:00 ET
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TI empowers manufacturers with ecosystem of digital power developers

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today enhanced a third-party ecosystem of digital power hardware and software tools as well as...

Sep 09, 2014, 11:19 ET

Texas licenses a record number of new physicians at 11-year mark of liability reforms

The Texas Medical Board licensed a record 3,994 new physicians for the fiscal year that ended last month. The board licensed 400 more doctors this...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:31 ET
New analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) from Texas Instruments (TI) push size, power and performance boundaries for industrial monitoring and control applications (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

TI shrinks industrial designs with industry's smallest 12-, 14- and 16-bit SAR ADCs

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is enabling system designers to reduce the size of their industrial monitoring and control applications...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Superior systems are within reach with the power-efficient AM5K2Ex processors from Texas Instruments

 Today, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced the availability of the KeyStone™-based AM5K2Ex processors. These processors...

Sep 08, 2014, 14:03 ET
Texas Instruments today expanded its broad portfolio of industry-leading sensing integrated circuits with four new devices that allow engineers to accurately sense key parameters in tight spaces with very low power. These new products provide solutions for temperature, humidity, ambient light and capacitive sensing in a host of industrial and enterprise applications. (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

Four new sensing circuits help solve industrial design challenges

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today expanded its broad portfolio of industry-leading sensing integrated circuits (ICs) with four new...

Sep 08, 2014, 10:30 ET
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TI delivers first high-temperature Bluetooth® Smart wireless microcontroller for industrial and lighting applications

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced the SimpleLink™ Bluetooth® low energy CC2540T, a highly-reliable, low power...

Sep 08, 2014, 10:00 ET
Smallest, lowest power module for smart watches, wearable electronics. Texas Instruments extends battery life in smart watches. (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

TI advances ultra-low power conversion for wearable, sensor and industrial designs

 Delivering power management innovation for ultra-low power designs, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's...

Sep 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

TI high-voltage switcher delivers energy savings to "always-on" smart meters, home automation designs

 Expanding its portfolio of high-voltage power solutions for offline AC/DC designs, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ:TXN) today introduced a...