January 14, 2010

Analyst: Intel May Acquire FPGA Vendor

Dylan McGrath

Intel Corp. may look to acquire an FPGA supplier such as Xilinx Inc. or Altera Corp. in 2010 in an effort to expand its presence in the embedded market as well as SoCs, according to a Wall Street analyst. Christopher Danely, an analyst with JP Morgan Securities Inc., said in a report titled “Top 10 Semiconductor Predictions for 2010” that the year could bring a big strategic acquisition to the semiconductor space.

Full story at EE Times

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