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TechWeb: Transmeta To Introduce Crusoe Processor

“The mystery surrounding the much-anticipated processor launch
by Transmeta will finally unravel next Wednesday.”

Industry sources said they believe the company will unveil
an embedded-class VLIW processor, called “Crusoe,” which will be
showcased in a handheld Web pad or similar downsized browser
equipped with an embedded version of the Linux operating
system.
The Web pad will have been designed with an
unspecified partner, those sources speculated.”

“Transmeta has declined to comment, maintaining the same wall of
secrecy it erected when it opened its doors in 1995.”

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