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

“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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