The iPhone 4 went on sale in Japan on Thursday morning, making Japanese users among the first to buy the new smartphone.
Intel's Westmere-EX chip will be able to run 20 cores inside a CPU, according to the Hot Chips conference agenda.
IDC said worldwide PC shipments would grow by 19.8 percent this year compared to 2009.
The Khronos Group has ratified OpenCL 1.1, a programming standard that enables parallel execution of tasks across multicore processors.
U.S. anitrust regulators plan to investigate whether Apple is shutting down third-party networks in advertising on devices like the iPhone and iPad,
Apple has to make its mark in the burgeoning TV segment, analysts told IDG News Service.
Intel said it will bring elements from the Larrabee graphics processor inside CPUs, a day after announcing the chip's demise.
IDC on Thursday said tablet shipments could top 46 million by 2014.
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology are researching ways to harvest energy from motions like walking or running to power consumer electronics.
Sprint will start selling HTC's Evo 4G smartphone in the U.S. starting June 4.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini said netbooks are on the rise as consumers purchase the device as a primary PC.
Apple's launch of the iPad could have triggered the change of a tablet computing product name from WePad to WeTab.
Intel plans to next year release the successor to its recently released eigh-core server chip.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will investigate Apple's multitouch products based on a complaint filed by Taiwanese company Elan.
Intel on Tuesday reported strong earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2010, with the company calling it the "best first quarter ever."