Transmeta Gets $7.5 Million Infusion From AMD

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Transmeta Corporation has received a $7.5 million boost from Advanced Micro Devices Incorporated in exchange for an undisclosed amount of Transmeta preferred stock. Transmeta did not reveal what it will do with the money, and...

Intel Countersues Transmeta

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Thanks to Hurmoth for posting this in BPN. Here we go again. Intel is countersuing Transmeta, alleging that the chip designer infringes on seven of its patents. Intel's retaliation comes three months after Transmeta took...

Transmeta Finds A Buyer And Investor In NEC

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Microprocessor company Transmeta Corp. says NEC Electronics has become the first company to license Transmeta technology for reducing the "leakage" of electrical current in computer chips. In addition, the companies say Japanese chipmaker NEC took...

Nvidia to make chipsets for Transmeta

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Further extending its reach beyond graphics processors, Nvidia will produce chipsets for Transmeta's Efficeon processor, the companies said Tuesday. The Nvidia C8000 will essentially connect the processor to other components inside a computer and likely...

Linux lab lures Torvalds from Transmeta

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The creator of the freely available Linux operating system will join the Open Source Development Lab, a consortium designed to bring high-end features to the software. Linus Torvalds, who will become an...

Transmeta to Embed Security Features in Processor

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Transmeta Corp. On Tuesday announced plans to offer a processor with embedded security features as the semiconductor design company races against its much-larger rival Intel Corp. In the market for chips custom-made for mobile computing....

David talks chips. Transmeta and Palladium

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THE CEO OF Transmeta, David Ditzel, has disclosed the firm's plans for implementing Palladium on the firm's future CPUs In an interview with Japanese web site PC Watch, Ditzel also revealed details...

NEC puts Transmeta in silent desktop PC

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The first all-in-one desktop PC to feature Transmeta's low processor is now available in Japan. The NEC Mate features the 900Mhz TM5800, but the remarkable thing about it is that it is...

Transmeta offers new smaller Crusoe chip

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Transmeta announced on Monday a new chip that it said uses one-third the space on a notebook's motherboard that its current Crusoe processors do. Transmeta said that because the Crusoe TM6000 takes...

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