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Salon: Andrew Leonard -- The Transmeta energizer

Jan 20, 2000, 06:29 (2 Talkback[s])

"After driving past the stone winged lions that line the road to the ultra-posh Villa Montalvo, nestled in the hills of Saratoga, Calif.; after the free valet parking for what seemed like every tech journalist, microchip analyst and curious venture capitalist in Northern California; after the crowd-pleasing Linus Torvalds sighting; after four and a half years of stony silence, Transmeta Corporation finally revealed on Wednesday the truth behind what has been called the best kept secret in Silicon Valley.

"Drum roll please: Transmeta's mystery gizmo is "Crusoe": a family of stamp-sized computer chips that promise to significantly boost battery life for laptops and handheld computing devices."

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