In the news - On Semiconductor just bought Fairchild:
Hundreds of jobs at stake as rival buys Fairchild for $2.4 billion - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Just the latest in a long line of buyouts and spinoffs for Fairchild:
Looks like they made it 20 years in this last stint as an independent company.
Not sure it will mean much other than some products phased out and the inevitable layoffs...