CNET News.com: Transmeta surpasses estimates with $273 million IPO
Nov 07, 2000, 00:53 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Kanellos)
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"The price fetched by Transmeta's stock was well above the
range of $16 to $18 set Friday and demonstrated that investors
continue to view the company in a positive light."
"Transmeta designs microprocessors for notebooks and Internet
devices that consume less power than competing processors from
Intel and Advanced Micro Devices. The stock was sold to pension and
mutual funds and will be exchanged in the public market tomorrow
under the symbol "TMTA."
"Although the company's patent portfolio and design wins with
major manufacturers such as Sony have excited investors, Transmeta
has recently had to contend with a spate of less than positive
"Analysts have said that recently released benchmarks indicate
the company's Crusoe processors don't provide substantial
power-saving advantages over current Intel chips. IBM also
acknowledged last week that it has suspended plans to build a
Crusoe-based ThinkPad notebook."
- IT-Director: IBM, Transmeta and the IPO torpedo(Nov 06, 2000)
- EE Times: Transmeta preps for IPO amid talk of IBM's defection(Nov 04, 2000)
- CNET News.com: Transmeta could wake up moribund IPO market(Nov 04, 2000)
- Linux.com: Transmeta: Revisiting Predictions
(Nov 03, 2000)
- The Register: Intel claimed to have squeezed IBM to dump Transmeta(Nov 03, 2000)
- The Register: Desperate Dell begging Transmeta for a Crusoe deal?
(Nov 02, 2000)
- IBM ditches Transmeta notebook plans(Nov 02, 2000)
- CNET News.com: IBM puts Transmeta plans on hold(Nov 01, 2000)
- Hardware Central: Transmeta's Crusoe, Hot Rod or Performance Hog? (Oct 30, 2000)
- The Standard: Transmeta? You Betcha'!(Oct 29, 2000)
- AllLinuxDevices: American Megatrends Announces Support for Transmeta's
3200 and 5400 Processors
(Oct 25, 2000)
- AllLinuxDevices: Transmeta 'must diversify to survive'
(Oct 20, 2000)