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eWeek: Transmeta's Crusoe wins 'ultralight' friends at PC Expo

Jun 28, 2000, 05:58 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Popovich)

"Upstart microprocessor maker Transmeta Corp. garnered some early attention here at PC Expo Tuesday by demonstrating for the first time its energy-efficient Crusoe chip running on ultralight notebooks produced by PC manufacturers Hitachi, IBM and NEC."

"In addition, Transmeta displayed a small motherboard configuration that the company said will be used in an ultralight laptop currently being developed by Fujitsu."

"Transmeta officials touted the presence of prototype products from major manufacturers as offering validation of the company's technology...."

"While today's display of ultralight notebooks highlighted Transmeta's first steps into the laptop market, the company has already secured a major deal in the emerging Internet appliance market."

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