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NXP Semiconductors to acquire Freescale for $11.8B

NXP Semiconductors NV agreed to acquire smaller rival Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for about $11.8 billion in cash and stock, a deal the companies say would cut costs and fuel further growth in market share. 587 more words

Hackaday Links: February 22, 2015

We met up with Freescale guy at our party in Munich last year, and he wrote in to tell us about the Freescale booth at Embedded World… 225 more words

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How to change Matrix TBS2910 U-Boot

This tutorial exposes all the underlying work needed to flash a new u-boot into a Matrix TBS2910. You can use this knowledge and compile your own u-boot.imx with all these included, just in case. 340 more words


Rumor: Freescale Semiconductor Looking into Sale - Will Layoffs Result?

About the Company:

  • Name: Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL)
  • Headquarters: Austin, Texas
  • Employees: 17,300

Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. provides microcontrollers and digital networking processors. The Company combines its embedded processors with its complementary analog, sensor and radio frequency devices, and a full suite of software and design tools, to provide integrated embedded processing solutions that streamline customer development efforts, lower their costs and shorten their time to market. 216 more words

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#MotivationalMonday--Looking Back (and Ahead) to Austin's Freescale Marathon

The year was 1999, and my neighbor Sheree wanted to put together a five-person relay team to run the Austin Marathon (then the Motorola Marathon). She recruited four of us from the neighborhood and we met to determine which sections went to which runners. 787 more words


McuOnEclipse Components: 03-Feb-2015 Release

It has been a while since the last version, but finally there is a new release available on SourceForge, with the following highlights: