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The Register: Transmeta signs stack of notebook suppliers

Jun 28, 2000, 21:13 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Smith)

"Transmeta CEO Dave Ditzel yesterday told the PC Expo crowd about a heap of design wins for the chip company's x86-emulating, low power consuming Crusoe CPU."

"Computer makers who have apparently backed Transmeta include Fujitsu, NEC and Hitachi, and Ditzel also confirmed earlier reports that IBM will be using Crusoe in an upcoming slimline portable. He also said two more companies, who he could not yet name, would be announcing Crusoe-based kit shortly."

"None of this should be too surprising, however, given Transmeta's canny courting of Taiwanese manufacturers, which together produce the vast majority of the world's laptop computers, as The Register revealed last year."

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