Transmeta chip to arrive by Q4

...and IBM Micro will flog the mobile Java part

Sources said that the long-awaited Transmeta processor is set to arrive in the fourth quarter of this year. And details have emerged about what type of chip it will be. The sources said there will be x.86 compatibility built into the chip, and it will also function in Java devices. The source said: "It will be a mobile chip sold by IBM Microelectronics and when it launches, it will announce customers for it." Clock speeds of the part are expected to start at over 400MHz, according to reliable sources. ® Related Transmeta Stories Transmeta transmogrified by Linux founder Transmeta letters to the editor Transmeta to use IBM fabs after Cyrix loss 615 it still alive in a Transmeta way

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