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Jul 30, 2015, 10:00 ET
Bring Mayim Bialik back to school by showing your TI love. Share a photo or video with your TI calculator on Twitter or Instagram using #ilyTIcontest to win a classroom visit from Mayim and a class set of TI's newest graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus CE.

Bring a celebrity to school by showing your calculator love

 Across the country, students are showing their love for their favorite Texas Instruments (TI) calculator. A new contest on social media...

Jul 29, 2015, 10:39 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas' Blue Directions Private Exchange Now Offers Employers Increased Plan Options, Member Support and Transparency Tools

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today announced several enhancements to its Blue Directions private exchange solution for large...

Jul 29, 2015, 10:00 ET
Six future engineers were recognized in the 2015 TI Innovation Challenge North America Design Contest for projects that solve real-world problems.

TI announces three most outstanding university student designs of 2015

 University electrical engineering design projects from across North America provided a glimpse into the future through the annual Texas...

Jul 28, 2015, 15:44 ET

Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development awarded grant to develop therapeutic vaccine for Chagas disease

The Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, also known as the Sabin product development partnership...

Jul 28, 2015, 08:00 ET
TI drives toward a one-cable world with the first integrated USB Type-C PD controller

TI drives toward a one-cable world with the first integrated USB Type-C Power Delivery controller in volume production

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the first all-in-one USB Type-C and USB Power Delivery (PD) controller, which integrates...

Jul 24, 2015, 14:00 ET

Texas Institute for Surgery Earns Top Score for Patient Satisfaction in First National Ratings

 Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas received the maximum grade of five stars in a rating of patients' experience...

Jul 23, 2015, 14:58 ET

WGU Texas Adds Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management

 Western Governors University (WGU), parent university of WGU Texas, a national leader in online healthcare and business education, has added a...

Jul 23, 2015, 12:38 ET
The Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is urging all parents and caregivers to implement safe practices and adopt consistent habits to ensure a child is never placed in the life-threatening situation of being left in a hot car.

Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute, Harris County Sheriff's Office & Houston Fire Department Urge Houston Parents & Caregivers to "Look Before They Lock"

The Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital – together with the Harris County Sheriff's Office and...

Jul 22, 2015, 16:30 ET

TI reports 2Q15 financial results and shareholder returns

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today reported second-quarter revenue of $3.23 billion, net income of $696 million and...

Jul 21, 2015, 09:52 ET
Best-in-class 32-bit delta-sigma ADCs

32-bit ADCs combine best-in-class performance and features to eliminate typical design trade-offs

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a pair of 32-bit delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that combine high...

Jul 20, 2015, 08:00 ET
Advanced tools in WEBENCH� Power Designer provide experienced engineers with extensive design control, analysis and trouble-shooting capability to create complex power-supply designs. From control-loop compensation to simulation export, WEBENCH Power Designer now puts cutting-edge tools in the hands of expert design engineers to create power supplies for industrial, automotive and communications equipment.

Advanced WEBENCH® tools for expert power-supply designers

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today unveiled a series of advanced tools in WEBENCH® Power Designer that provide experienced engineers...

Jul 16, 2015, 16:35 ET

Texas Instruments board declares quarterly dividend

 The Board of Directors of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per share of common...

Jul 14, 2015, 06:00 ET

Texas Institute For Surgery Earns An 'Excellence Through Insight' Award For Overall Inpatient Patient Experience

 Texas Institute for Surgery (TIS) was recently recognized with an Excellence through Insight award for "Overall Inpatient Patient Experience"...

Jul 13, 2015, 09:00 ET
Robin Roberts, Patricia Arquette to Speak at Texas Conference for Women

Robin Roberts, Patricia Arquette to Speak at Texas Conference for Women

 The 2015 Texas Conference for Women announced today that "Good Morning America" co-host and author Robin Roberts will appear as a keynote...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:15 ET

Texas Instruments to webcast 2Q15 earnings conference call

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) will webcast its second-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 22, at 4:30...

Jul 09, 2015, 08:00 ET
TI makes high-accuracy measurement more attainable with the first current-sense amplifier to integrate a high-precision, low-drift shunt resistor

TI makes high-accuracy measurement more attainable with the first current-sense amplifier to integrate a high-precision, low-drift shunt resistor

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's first current-sense amplifier to integrate a high-precision, low-drift...

Jul 08, 2015, 09:00 ET
TI half-bridge gate driver improves power system performance in hybrid vehicles

TI half-bridge gate driver improves power system performance in hybrid vehicles

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's fastest 120-V automotive grade half-bridge gate driver with robust...

Jul 06, 2015, 17:58 ET
Parents Adam and Danielle Busby take Ava Lane home today.

The Woman's Hospital of Texas Announces Release Of The Last Busby Quintuplet

  The Woman's Hospital of Texas CEO Ashley McClellan announces the release of Ava Lane, the last Busby quintuplet. Parker Kate was released...

Jul 02, 2015, 11:16 ET
More than 100 patients and their families attended the grand opening event of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston and were given the chance to meet Garth Brooks. Representatives from Brooks foundation, Teammates for Kids, and Microsoft were on hand to show families the activities and resources available at the Zone.

Garth Brooks unveils Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital

Garth Brooks was on-site to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital in...

Jul 01, 2015, 19:10 ET

Las ventas de condominios y casas adosadas en Texas se mostraron lentas durante el primer semestre del 2015

La venta de condominios y casas adosadas se mostraron lentas en las principales zonas metropolitanas de Texas durante el primer semestre del 2015,...