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.
Articles by Agam Shah