Microsoft and Intel Join Forces to Spur Multicore Research

by admin March 20, 2008 at 9:16 pm

Microsoft and Intel provide joint grants to optimize multicore software

Microsoft and Intel joined together to build two research centers focused on parallel computing and multicore programming research. The companies have agreed to offer a combined $20 million to two universities to fund the centers.

Microsoft and Intel plant to establish Universal Parallel Computing Research Centers at two universities, UC-Berkely and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both companies have agreed to invest the grant over a period of five years.

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