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CNET News.com: Will IBM beat Sony with Transmeta-based laptops?

Sep 06, 2000, 08:18 (0 Talkback[s])

"IBM contractor Quanta Computer may beat Sony to the punch and become the first company to mass-produce notebook computers with a Transmeta processor."

"Quanta, one of the world's top notebook makers, said today it expects to begin shipping notebooks with Transmeta processors by year's end to IBM. The schedule coincides with Sony's plan to introduce its own Transmeta-powered notebook...."

"Quanta's first Transmeta notebook will be marketed under IBM's 240 X-series brand and will probably use Transmeta's Crusoe TM5400 processor for lightweight portable systems, Quanta spokesman Tim Li said."

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