Intel unveils 'Atom' chip at Taiwan tech show

Jun 03, 2008
Intel unveils chip at Taiwan tech show (AP)
Vice President and Asia Pacific General Manager of Intel Corporation Navin Shenoy unveils the company's new advance chipset family including the much anticipated Mobile Internet Devices, MID, "Atom" chip at Computex Taipei, the biggest information technology trade show in Asia, in Taipei, Taiwan, Tuesday, June 3, 2008. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

(AP) -- Intel Corp. on Tuesday unveiled a new processor it says will revolutionize the information technology industry by powering small laptops at low cost.



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If they are sufficiently advanced maybe they would be using gravity waves, which might be 1,000 times faster than light- and maybe would prefer communicating with a race that understands gravity, not so primitive as ours, who still resolve disease by cutting away diseased organs