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Gurthang
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Atmel acquired by Dialog

Atmel has been acquired by Dialog. Could this affect access to chip programming?

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/20/us-atmel-m-a-dialog-idUSKCN0RK...

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Shouldn't - buyouts have happened before (take Motorola semi for ex.) with no impact, as long as our low end MCU's still sell in big #'s, we will be safe - they wouldn't want to rock the boat as long as there's profits in the line. I'd be more concerned about an EOL (End Of Life) event in general on these 8 bit'ers, but must be some BIG OEM's out there keep'n it going and keep'n the prices down.

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These days, semiconductor companies change change their name/ownership more often than I change my underwear… at least once a year, whether they need it or not. J)

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texaspyro wrote:
These days, semiconductor companies change change their name/ownership more often than I change my underwear… at least once a year, whether they need it or not. J)

Umm. Once a year? That is gross :)!!!

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ohaya wrote:
Umm. Once a year?

Yeah, usually around the time of my yearly bath and tooth brushing.. Party

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You brush?

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Rufusbduck wrote:
You brush?

Yep, Dr Frank Furter say I need to take care of my tooth…

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