Texas Instruments

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Texas Instruments is a US manufacturer of integrated circuits (which one of their employees, Jack Kilby, co-invented) and other semiconductor devices. Among other accomplishments, they introduced the 74 series of TTL chips.

They have attempted a number of times to produce computers (e.g. the TI Explorer), but without any significant success.

Further reading

  • Caleb Pirtle III, Engineering the World: Stories from the First 75 Years of Texas Instruments, Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas, 2005