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For those familiar with consumer electronics at all, we're certain that NEC isn't a name lost on you. Renesas Technology, however, is likely to be entirely less familiar. Nevertheless, it's about to get a lot closer to being a household name -- even if it's name isn't the one being used. What gives, you ask? NEC and Renesas have just announced a plan to merge, and when all the paperwork is complete, the resulting entity will easily be Japan's largest semiconductor maker.The two are hoping to combine into one by April of 2010, and once complete, it will be the planet's third largest chipmaker worldwide,... Read more...