Sony, IBM and Toshiba today unveiled their Cell processor, a chip that the San Jose Mercury News describes as "a supercomputer on a chip". The chip will be applied for applications ranging from computers, gaming consoles and digitale television sets.
Intel should get very worried, because the chip is much more powerful than anything Intel currently produces. If all this is right, we might very well be at the forefront of a new, Intel-less era in computing history.
But then again, we've heard stories before of a company launching a chip that would change the world. Just think Intel Itanium or Transmeta's Crusoe.
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