[Reuters] Texas Instruments to buy NatSemi for $6.5 billion

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[Reuters] Texas Instruments to buy NatSemi for $6.5 billion - 04/05/11 08:57 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Texas Instruments Inc is buying National Semiconductor Corp for $6.5 billion, paying a rich 78 percent premium to merge two of the industry's oldest firms into a dominant force in analog microchips used in products ranging from phones to cars.