- August retail sales rose by 0.7% from July.
- But those sales were down 0.3% from August 2012.
- Unemployment in September remained at 12% for the second consecutive month.
- This was higher than the 11.5% reported last September.
PCs have taken a back stage to data center and consumer electronics products at Intel's latest developer forum.
Here's a look at major tech stories in the news.
Acquiring startup Nervana Systems puts Intel on better footing to service booming demand for processors used to handle artificial intelligence algorithms.