Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Intel's Westmere-EX to include more cores

Intel's Westmere-EX chip will be able to run 20 cores inside a CPU, according to the Hot Chips conference agenda.

PC shipments to grow this year as economies recover

IDC said worldwide PC shipments would grow by 19.8 percent this year compared to 2009.

OpenCL 1.1 ratified by The Khronos Group

The Khronos Group has ratified OpenCL 1.1, a programming standard that enables parallel execution of tasks across multicore processors.

Report: Apple's iAd could face antitrust investigation

U.S. anitrust regulators plan to investigate whether Apple is shutting down third-party networks in advertising on devices like the iPhone and iPad,

Analysts: Apple needs to jump on TV opportunity

Apple has to make its mark in the burgeoning TV segment, analysts told IDG News Service.