"Both Taiwan-based Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer have adopted
Intel's latest Atom chips in their laptops, ranging from
$300-$1000. The products allow their customers to choose between
the Linux-based and Microsoft's Windows operating systems. Linux is
a freely distributed operating system.
"Otellini told reporters the software development center is
being set up as part of Intel's efforts to help Taiwan maintain its
competitive edge in the field."