Stories by Agam Shah

Intel pushing parallelism to developers

Intel on Friday said it is inviting programmers to develop programs that can take advantage of the parallel computing capabilities on its future multicore processors.

Semiconductor revenue drops on economic woes

Softening demand for a wide range of products has taken its toll on the worldwide semiconductor industry, which recorded an estimated revenue decline of US$12 billion for 2008 compared to last year, Gartner said in a study released on Friday.

Data transfer rates to jump with USB 3.0

A standards group on Monday released specifications for a new Universal Serial Bus standard that could speed up data transfers between computers and devices such as digital cameras and flash drives.