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Founded Jan 1983
Headquarters San Jose, CA, USA
Website www.altera.com

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Latest Altera news

  • Chip companies set to desert USA

    Most likely targets are though are Altera, AMD, ARM, NXP, ON Semiconductor, Qualcomm and Xilinx.
  • Intel fab deal is no fab deal

    CommentAltera has announced that its next generation 64-bit ARM parts will be built by Intel. The announcement caused shockwaves and rippled through the industry for no apparent reason.
  • Intel makes 14nm ARM bits for Altera

    Altera's plan to use Intel's 14 nm FinFET process look even stranger now that it has been revealed that the chip will use ARM's 64-bit cores.
  • Intel expands foundry operations

    Intel is scaling up its chip foundry work for more rivals - in this case making them for Altera.
  • Altera in trouble after doing a Jimmy Carr

    Chipmaker Altera is in trouble with the US taxman after apparently doing a Jimmy Carr and shunting income out of the country to avoid tax.
  • SIA positive despite chip sales slide

    Intel and AMD stopped giving the WSTS chip sales data program and Qualcomm, Broadcom, Xilinx and Altera are not involved either. Now, the WSTS uses forecasting and estimation methods to predict the sales which we would have thought was a bit like guessing, reading Tarot cards, or asking the cat.
  • Micron shows off the first working RLDRAM 3 hardware

    Other partners include some high-fliers like Altera, Broadcom, Cavium, LSI Logic - which should provide an interesting complement for its newly bought SandForce controllers - and Tilera, the developers of the famous 64- and 100- core CPU.
  • AMD's move out of fabs was a terrible idea

    CommentIt is also clear that if the fabless chip makers out there don't do something they will quickly become also rans to the likes of Intel and Samsung who have them.
  • Strong, slow finish for TSMC in 2011

    FinancialTSMC is currently one of the two go-to foundries (the other being Samsung) with enough capacity to cater to fabless designers such as Nvidia, AMD, Xilinx, Altera and Qualcomm.
  • TSMC might not be ready for AMD

    Altera, AMD, Nvidia, Qualcomm and Xilinx have all contracted TSMC to manufacture their 28nm products. Broadcom, LSI Logic and STMicroelectronics reportedly are among potential clients for TSMC's 28nm technology.
  • TSMC denies having problems with 28-nm

    The outfit is in volume production at 28 nm with Altera, AMD, Nvidia, Qualcomm and Xilinx. It is also trying to test wafers to lure Apple's A6 processor business away from Samsung.
  • ZTE and Huawei continue world domination with Chinese Gov push

    In November it signed a purchase agreement with five American chipmakers lasting three years and at a cost of $3 billion. Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Freescale Semiconductor, Altera and Broadcom will all be supplying semiconductors.
  • Altera reveals 28nm device portfolio

    Altera has revealed its latest product portfolio of 28 nanometer devices, which employ advances in transceiver technology, product architecture, IP integration and process technology.
  • Former Microsoft boss targets insecurity outfits

    His third suit claims that three makers of Field-Programmable Gate Array logic chips, Altera, Lattice Semiconductor and Microsemi, infringed upon between three and five patents.
  • TSMC readies 28nm production

    TSMC has quite a few clients queueing up for its 28nm process with Xilinx, Altera, Nvidia, AMD and Qualcomm all taking an interest. AMD and Nvidia will base upcoming lines of GPUs on the 28nm process.
  • Intel launches first configurable Atom-based Processor

    The configurable series, features an Intel AtomTM  E600 processor - formerly codenamed “Tunnel Creek” - paired with an Altera Arria II GX Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package which lowers development costs.
  • SIA Teabaggers don't think US government is Fab

    John Daane, CEO of Altera and outgoing chairman of the SIA told the audience it was critical Washington be lobbied harder about increasing R&D spending, even in times of crisis, although where exactly he wants that money to come from if not from taxes is all a bit of a mystery to us.
  • ZTE to continue world domination with US push

    ZTE, which has been rolling out networks with little trouble or worried response globally, including across Europe, has just signed purchase agreements with five American chipmakers lasting three years and at a cost of $3 billion.

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