Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

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

Intel to launch eight-core Nehalem-EX this month

Intel will announce the eight-core Nehalem-EX chips this month, an Intel official said.

Gartner: PC shipments to grow by 20 percent this year

Gartner upgraded its forecast for PC shipments this year to grow by 20 percent.

Sony developing devices to compete with Apple

Sony is developing a new tablet-like device and a smartphone in an effort to compete with Apple.