Neelix schrijft: "Linux is leuk, maar schuift geen centen voor Linus Torvalds. Het was al bekend dat hij werkte bij een bedrijfje in Silicon Valley (Transmeta), maar wat hij daar nou deed was super geheim. ZDNet UK heeft er iets meer over gevonden, naar aanleiding van een radio interview:":
"Linus Torvalds has dropped a few more tantalizing clues about where his super-secretive startup is heading. During comments he made to ZD Radio, The founder of Linux hinted that a forthcoming chip being developed by his Transmeta Corporation will be aimed at mobile devices, such as intelligent cellular phones."
"We aren't really ready to announce what we're doing in any big way," Torvalds said. "We believe very strongly in mobility. Mobile phones are changing how people thing about how technology should be."
"Cellular phones, Torvalds said, "are showing people how convenient technology can make life." Transmeta will "come clean on January 19," Torvalds said, reiterating the message posted on the company site. "We're doing a microprocessor. I really can't say anything else."
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