Ti Is Moving Up In The World

Four years ago, Texas Instruments Inc. was the dinosaur of the semiconductor industry. The company that invented the integrated circuit in 1958 had failed to keep pace with the technological revolution sweeping the chip industry. During the 1980s, the company's share of the chip market plummeted to 5% from 30%. Worse, TI slipped into the red in 1989, with the company posting a loss of $39 million.

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