March 11, 2016
Open-source hardware, in-field configurability, and a hardware-plus-services approach could protect margins as the IoT hammers down costs, says GSA report.
October 12, 2015
...and why the semiconductor industry hasn't been singularitied down to one MegaSemis Inc even if that's what M&A data suggests.
June 8, 2015
Altera is using a combination of Intel's 14nm process technology and multidie packaging to boost the logic-cell count for its FPGAs, together with a superpipelining strategy to help balance area and clock speed.
June 2, 2015
Dennard’s Scaling ended years ago and Moore’s Law is slowing down. What will the future hold for the semiconductor industry?
June 1, 2015
Altera has agreed to Intel's offer to buy the company, with FPGAs to be integrated into Xeon processors after 2016. Atoms will join programmable logic in IoT-oriented devices.
May 11, 2015
Altera is revamping the Quartus II software for its FPGAs with a mapping and synthesis engine aimed at the upcoming Gen 10 products, as well as adding a C/C++ front-end for system-level design.
September 30, 2014
Altera has moved to a 55nm embedded flash process to continue its Max series of non-volatile FPGAs.
August 18, 2014
Design for the 20nm generation of processes has revealed power and clocking issues for the two major FPGA manufacturers presentations at Hot Chips revealed.
April 24, 2014
Altera has revealed that the DSP blocks in the Arria 10 FPGAs contain the logic needed to make them work as IEEE754-compliant floating-point units.
March 27, 2014
Deal quashes rumors that Altera was about to move its cutting edge production back to TSMC, but nor does it appear to be 'exclusive' for 3D products.