March 1, 2001
Can Crusoes attract like diamonds?
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill of OSOpinion writes ""For a moment imagine you run a line of small stores, which are planning to expand. The biggest competitor in your market is Walmart. The question then arises, "How do you compete against Walmart?" That is essentially the situation Transmeta faces. How to compete with the great Chipzilla -- Intel? The situation is almost comic if you consider that Transmeta's Santa Clara headquarters are pretty much right across the street from Intel. The rivalry must be a heated one, but what will the folks at Transmeta do?""