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eetimes_#2
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eetimes_#2   3/20/2013 7:38:34 AM
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It looks like both TI and and ST have made the same flawed move. The Samsung/Apple duopoly is coming to and end as Sony/Motorola/HTC make better products (IMO). These companies need a strong competitor to Qualcomm. Following the breakup of ST-Ericsson a TI CEO with any balls would pick up where ST left off and get into bed with Ericsson, undoing it's silly exit from mobile basebands a few years ago.

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collin0   11/21/2012 3:06:02 PM
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Embedded world. Hot,Hot,Very Hot!!!!!!!!! As I know, many big companies enter into it. Expect TI make new high performance embedded processor soon.

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Stanley_   11/20/2012 6:03:22 PM
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mobile is rapidly growing area, and mobile processor is at the heart. I'm not sure what else TI has to focus. It's meaningless to look back, but 1. what if TI keep working on modem technology and fight for LTE and try to integrate with OMAP? 2. what if TI keep having digital manufacturing in-house? TI could have been only company making integrated high performance MP/modem in IDM environment now.. Engineer CEO could have seen this trend, unfortunately sales CEO couldn't...

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Neo10   11/20/2012 3:17:04 AM
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TI has been on the back foot for quite some time now and may be they didn't feel so comfortable in the digital platform market which is increasingly driven by cost. So good they are moving away to grow elsewhere which is not a bad move overall. It's difficult for companies to survive in multiple domains when the economy is in a spiral and they may endanger their core business if they are too stubborn to see the reality.

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bordersboy   11/19/2012 4:36:55 PM
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Semis is global, bullsh*t statements send them back do no help. TI make most of their stuff in Taiwan and other Asian countries, to remain competative. tjey where one of the first licencees of Arm. Secret of success is innovation and margin, AP provide neither. The move is sound, the number is surprising but its fitting the workforce to the on going business

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shilatang   11/19/2012 8:50:31 AM
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sprite0022   11/19/2012 12:18:07 AM
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a salesman CEO is doomed, just like otellini co. with the ultrabook joke. their brain is full of $ signs instead of tech. this is just part of healthy cycle of mother nature. make ppl humble and re energized...

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Ciol   11/18/2012 5:25:08 PM
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TI leads when TI teams up with industry leader. TI won in Wirelles when we (i was TI in the era of TJE and GDEL) got design-in at Nokia at the time when Nokia was potentialy a rising star. When industry leadership moved away from Modem/Nokia towards aps (to finaly end up at Aple) TI was not there anymore to take risk, to cointinue winning new design, to maintain a pioneer winning fighting spirit, to team up with the new rising leaders. Then TI reorganized, cut costs, gave up design-in, innovation, risks, investments, Modem design and last but not least IC fabrication.... in my view TI then became a mee-too simply capitalizing on "reuse/implementation" of ARM with DSP OMAP short term non sustainable advance.... One key point is fabrication of advanced technology that moved away from traditionnal SC manufacturing including TI toward global foundries. In the Wireles times TI was winning because TI was leading technology process ahead of competitors (full technolopgy entitlement was the slogan). This competitive advantage is definitively gone, wether TI continues OMAP or not wether TI had continued Modem or not. So yes i agree TI is missing his former courageous leaders and their challenging startegies , but,let us be fair, TI is also missing technology leadership which is gone for ever.

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corgan   11/17/2012 6:29:18 AM
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TI OMAP, R.I.P

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yalanand   11/17/2012 3:22:47 AM
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@sprite0022, :). I am neither PR nor sth, I am a VLSI engineer. I totally agree with you that its a failure on part of TI nobody can deny it but I believe TI has done the right thing by exiting the market where margins are hard to comeby.

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