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May 29, 2015, 14:00 ET

Texas Instruments names 23 Junkins National Merit Scholarship® winners

 Twenty-three top students from across the U.S. joined an elite group of scholars when they were named as recipients of the 2015 Jerry R....

May 29, 2015, 13:30 ET

Cómo dejar de fumar en 6 sencillos pasos

 El MD Anderson Cancer Center de la Universidad de Texas, un hospital para la atención contra el cáncer con reconocimiento en...

May 29, 2015, 08:15 ET

TI Vice President Dave Pahl to speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch investor conference

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) Vice President Dave Pahl will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global...

May 28, 2015, 11:40 ET
Dr. Paul Wong, dean, UT Arlington College of Liberal Arts

New UT Arlington Liberal Arts Dean has international experience, fundraising record to match academic stature

After a highly competitive national search, The University of Texas at Arlington announces the appointment of Dr. Paul Wong, dean of the College of...

May 28, 2015, 10:49 ET

Texas Mutual Board Approves $225 Million Policyholder Dividend Distribution

Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced today that its board of directors voted unanimously to approve a company-record $225 million dividend...

May 21, 2015, 09:00 ET

Texas Instruments issues its latest Corporate Citizenship Report

Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) published its ninth annual Corporate Citizenship Report (CCR) online today, outlining the...

May 21, 2015, 09:00 ET
Digital power chipset from TI intelligently optimizes dead time to deliver industry's best efficiency

Digital power chipset from TI intelligently optimizes dead time to deliver industry's best efficiency

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the first power management chipset with intelligent digital control and a unique...

May 20, 2015, 13:15 ET

TI CEO Rich Templeton to speak at Sanford Bernstein investor conference

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Rich Templeton will speak at Sanford C....

May 20, 2015, 09:30 ET
Lose power, not data. New ultra-low-power FRAM microcontrollers from Texas Instruments revolutionize context save and restore.

Lose power, not data. New ultra-low-power FRAM microcontrollers from Texas Instruments revolutionize context save and restore

 Overcoming a design hurdle that has burdened engineers for decades, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced a revolutionary...

May 18, 2015, 16:22 ET

Nursing Home Provider Survey Indicates Improvement in Quality Measures, Challenges with Staff Recruitment and "Wish List" Should the Legislature Address the Medicaid Funding Shortfall

A survey released today by the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) compiles direct responses of nursing home providers making the "Commitment to...

May 14, 2015, 13:33 ET
Past TxHSA honoree Robert Earl Keen performs at the Bloody Mary Brunch at Smokin Tuna Saloon during the Key West Songwriters Festival on May 7, 2015, in Key West, FL. (Photo by Erika Goldring)

Texas Songwriter Robert Earl Keen Announces 2016 Hall Of Fame Honorees For The Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association

 The tenth Annual Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association (TxHSA) Hall of Fame Awards Show will take place Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at ACL...

May 14, 2015, 08:40 ET

Texas Baseball Ranch Founder Ron Wolforth Asks: "Are Injuries and Multiple Repeat Surgeries for Pitchers 'The New Normal'?"

 "The recent case of Jarrod Parker, who is facing his third UCL repair, is a clear indication of where the current injury narrative has taken...

May 14, 2015, 08:35 ET

Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Victims Whose Asbestos Exposure Occurred At An Oil Refinery Or Chemical Plant To Call Them For Instant Access To The Nation's Best Lawyers

 The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims who were exposed to asbestos at a oil refinery, an off shore oil rig, or...

May 13, 2015, 13:56 ET

Texas Instruments announces DesignDRIVE, a new evaluation platform to explore numerous industrial drive subsystems and motor control topologies

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced DesignDRIVE — a single hardware and software platform that makes it easier...

May 11, 2015, 11:15 ET

TI Vice President Dave Pahl to speak at J.P. Morgan investor conference

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) Vice President Dave Pahl will speak at the 43rd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media...

May 11, 2015, 08:00 ET
TI introduces world's fastest 16-bit ADC, four-channel 14-bit ADC, and digital variable gain amplifier, delivering highest performance for wideband equipment

TI introduces world's fastest 16-bit ADC, four-channel 14-bit ADC, and digital variable gain amplifier, delivering highest performance for wideband equipment

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced the ADS54J60, the industry's first 16-bit 1-GSPS analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and the...

May 08, 2015, 07:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital welcomes Dr. John Dormans as chief of orthopedics

 Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of Dr. John Dormans as the new chief of orthopedics. Dormans, whose...

May 07, 2015, 12:15 ET
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Global, Political and Scientific Leaders Confront Epidemic Threats at 6th George H.W. Bush China-U.S. Relations Conference, Hosted by Texas A&M

 The outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa, and the role China and the U.S. are playing in dealing with emerging global infectious diseases,...

May 07, 2015, 08:35 ET

Diagnosed Victims in the Lone Star State: Call the Texas Mesothelioma Victim Center to Get Better Compensation Lawyers -- Skill Matters

 The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging all diagnosed victims of this rare asbestos exposure form of cancer anywhere in...

May 06, 2015, 16:05 ET

Texas Legislators Defend Patient Safety

The following is being released by Texas Ophthalmological Association: Last week the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, chaired by...