Tech news tagged ‘altera’

The Lure Of Intel's Processes

 

The lure of using Intel’s manufacturing processes – undoubtedly the most advanced in the industry – is somewhat diminished by the delay in making them available to foundry customers…

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Altera To Use Intel’s 14nm Process

Altera has joined Tabula and Achronix as an FPGA foundry customer of Intel. According to Altera, Intel has agreed that Altera will be the only ‘major’ FPGA customer of Intel which appears to rule out Lattice and Xilinx becoming Intel foundry customers…

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Altera’s Precocious Play At 20nm

The Xilinx-Altera ding-dong is one of the staple axes of the semiconductor industry and often the slings and arrows of their respective fortunes depend on each company’s response to a new process node…

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AMD To Fab Again?

There is talk that Intel is deliberately delaying introducing its 22nm process because AMD cannot get enough 28nm processors from its foundry partners…

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Programmables Stagnate

The stability of the programmable logic market is remarkable. Not only has it been bumbling around in its $3 billion plus-or-minus-a-bit market for the past decade, but the relative market shares of the big five players haven’t changed much in the last five years. Thanks…

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Top Ten Fabless Companies In 2009

The fabless are creeping up on the fabbed, now accounting for 23% of the overall semiconductor market. In 1999, the fabless had only a 7% share. Here, thanks to IC Insights, are the top 25 fabless semiconductor companies in 2009…

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Allocation, Lengthening Lead-Times, Rising Prices

Allocation, lengthening lead-time and rising prices – the harbingers of a significantly more profitable, higher value and faster growing IC industry – are all happening, according to mid-November Arrow projections for semiconductor supply…

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Qualcomm and Altera By-Pass 32nm Node.

TSMC really cranked up the process technology treadmill when it announced, earlier this year, that its 28nm process would be a full node affair rather than the expected half node…

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