Intel said it will bring elements from the Larrabee graphics processor inside CPUs, a day after announcing the chip's demise.
Apple very quietly updated its white polycarbonate MacBook on Tuesday, adding a faster processor, better battery life, and a new graphics chip.
Intel plans to next year release the successor to its recently released eigh-core server chip.
Apple has bought yet another chip developer -- this time, an Austin, Texas-based company that helped design the CPU inside the iPad.
The chief executive of ARM has denied that Apple plans to buy the company.
Rumors are circulating in London's financial community that Apple may bid for ARM, a Cambridge-based chip maker.
Intel on Tuesday reported strong earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2010, with the company calling it the "best first quarter ever."
The new Core processors used inside the 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros could possibly usher in a new standard in Mac laptop performance.
Apple on Tuesday released an update to its MacBook Pro portable computers, sporting Core i5 and i7 processors and new graphics chips from Nvidia.
Intel will ship systems with the experimental 48-core chip in a few months.