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    • 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 ...
    • Mar 3, 2015

    TI named top company for executive women

    When I began my career as an intern in Human Resources 15 years ago, I knew very little about what it truly meant to be a TIer. My appreciation for this beloved TI nickname has grown alongside my unforgettable career journey – a voyage that has taken me through virtually every corner of the HR profession and around the world many times –...
    • Mar 2, 2015

    5 reasons TI supports Trade Promotion Authority

    Congress is on the verge of introducing a bipartisan bill to reinstate Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which allows Congress and the Administration to better collaborate on U.S. trade negotiations and implement resulting trade agreements. As a leading global semiconductor company with more than 100,000 customers worldwide, TI strongly supports TPA...
    • Feb 25, 2015

    Collaborative atmosphere yields industry first

    Today, we celebrate an industry first – the newly released SimpleLink™ ultra-low power wireless microcontroller (MCU) platform . For the first time, developers don’t have to choose between having a low-power device or one that is flexible enough to be used with multiple wireless standards like Bluetooth ® Smart, ZigBee ® and...
    • Feb 23, 2015

    Student takes one step closer to her STEM career

    Few of us knew exactly what we wanted to be when we grew up by age 14. That’s not the case for Angeles, an 8 th grader at Santa Clara de Assisi Catholic School in Dallas. She’s not even in high school yet, but she already knows she wants to help others using science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). And we recently gave Angeles a...