HP chooses USB 3.0 over "fancy" Thunderbolt

Hewlett Packard (HP) has selected USB 3.0 as the standard transfer protocol for its next-gen lineup of desktop PCs.

Intel prepping Thunderbolt successor for 2015 launch

Intel is reportedly developing a new class of interconnect technology capable of transferring data at up to five times the speed of its recently launched Thunderbolt protocol.