Robert Noyce has the nickname "Mayor of Silicon Valley."
A noted visionary and natural leader, Robert Noyce helped to create a new industry when he developed the technology that would eventually become the microchip.
Robert Noyce ran two of the companies that had the greatest impact on the silicon industry: Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel. He also invented the integrated chip (IC), one of the stepping stones along the way to the microprocessors in today's computers.
Google showed Doodle in its Homepage on 12th December 2011 to celebrate 84th Birthday of Robert Noyce.
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Published 3 years ago
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