The company blog of Texas Instruments.
    • Apr 16, 2015

    TI welcomes introduction of Trade Promotion Authority

    Today, Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to reinstate Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). As a leading global semiconductor company with more than 100,000 customers worldwide, Texas Instruments welcomes the...
    • Apr 14, 2015

    Forbes Names TI one of the “Best Employers in the U.S.”

    We are thrilled to announce that TI has just been named one of the 2015 Best Employers in the United States , according to Forbes Magazine . In this first ever list, Forbes reached out to more than 20,000 employees across the United States to determine the top 500 employers. We’re proud of this recognition and thought it would be fun to come...
    • Apr 9, 2015

    Powering the car of the future

    Did you know that electronics in automobiles accounts for almost one-third of new vehicle cost, and on average there are more than 6,000 semiconductor components in new cars? According to some key technologists of major car companies, 90 percent of all innovations in cars are driven by electronics. Efficient power delivery to a growing number of electronic...
    • Apr 7, 2015

    Stanford student creates pocket-size science lab

    Clifton Roozeboom watches the organized chaos before him – dozens of middle school students performing somersaults, cartwheels and ballerina-like spins. At first glance, it appears to be nothing more than a group of excitable teenagers, except ...
    • Mar 31, 2015

    What’s in your 3-D printer?

    What would you build if you could create anything on a 3-D printer? Spare parts for your car? Toys for the kids? A component that can help you better demonstrate a TI product to a customer? You can do it all on MakerBot 3-D printers containing TI devices. The MakerBot Replicator Mini is one of the smallest 3-D printers around and something even...
    • Mar 26, 2015

    Connecting students with the International Space Station

    Three-hundred and fifty students sat in complete silence in the auditorium at Council Rock High School South just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The only sound heard was the constant static from the speakers hanging overhead. On stage sat three members of the K3DN.org amateur radio (ham radio) operating club, along with a science and astronomy...
    • Mar 24, 2015

    DIY with TI: Inventing the perfect game show buzzer

    At TI, we celebrate the makers and hobbyists who enjoy creating and innovating on their own time. In our ongoing DIY with TI series, we share their incredible Do It Yourself inventions using TI technology. The buzzer is as synonymous with game shows as hosts with bad hair, big cash prizes and live studio audiences. But the Quiz Club in TI India,...
    • Mar 17, 2015

    VIDEO: Why we believe diversity fuels innovation

    I am a mom of three children – one boy and two girls. I am blessed that all three of them are intelligent, inquisitive and creative individuals. And if any of them find an interest in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and want to pursue a STEM major in college and then a related career, I want all of them to have the same opportunities...
    • Mar 13, 2015

    On the Fringe: TI accelerates adoption of GaN

    In our ongoing ‘On the Fringe’ series, some of TI’s brightest minds discuss today’s biggest technological trends and solving the challenges of tomorrow. Gallium nitride (GaN) enables new power supply applications to operate at much higher switching frequencies than previously used silicon transistors at the same voltage. This...
    • Mar 9, 2015

    The history and culture of ethics at TI

    Integrity has been the cornerstone of our business since TI was founded in 1930 as Geophysical Service Inc., an independent prospecting company established to do seismic oil exploration. Eighty-five years later, our business has evolved to focus on ...