Intel Buys RapidMind, a Company That Makes Multicore Parallel Programming Easier

Intel just picked up RapidMind, a company that specializes in making it easy for developers to optimize and program their applications for multicore processors. Their technology sounds a little bit like Apple's GrandCentral technology built into Snow Leopard, actually. It's an interesting move, since Intel already… »8/21/09 8:17pm