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sranje
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re: Silicon Valley Nation: Intersil's Bell resigns, what's next?
sranje   12/15/2012 5:59:30 PM
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Ooops - Intel should have been Intersil. Thinking about the rumors on Intel-nVidia and the new CEO there... If that happens it would be an earthquake event -- but perhaps also timely and necessary

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sranje   12/15/2012 5:56:02 PM
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Dave Bell is certainly among the most respected CEOs among analog IC companies. His expertise in Power IC business is also legendary and illustrated by visionary GaN-on-Silicon IC patents. One of the problems is the slow-down in PC business - one of the core revenue source for Intel. Another might the ever-increasing dominance of all things power by TI. One should certainly wish well to Dave and commend him for his integrity and leadership.

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SP_#3   12/15/2012 12:19:52 AM
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mcleod will hwelp sort that out - after all he sold national to ti because he couldnt make things work. woe is the plight of the intersil employees

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truekop   12/14/2012 7:45:59 PM
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@comfortable i understand that is the problem and was offering a possible solution which would be to merge with a bigger analog player with a slightly weaker presence in the power management market...

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Comfortable   12/14/2012 7:28:06 PM
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Power management is a good fit? THAT is the problem. Power management has become commodity. Their problem is a lack of diversity that should be well under way by now.

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truekop   12/14/2012 7:03:13 PM
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Intersil should ideally merge with one of the big analog players. Their power management portfolio should be a very good fit. @ Brian any insights into possible merger of Intersil with one of the large Analog Players(ADI or Maxim or Linear)

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