Updated at 3:45 p.m. PST with correction of Motorola, IBM executives' names.
Even the biggest chip companies churn out their share of flops. But the hype that surrounds these chips is more fascinating than the failures.
It's been almost a year since I posted A brief history of chip hype--and flops (part 1). Consider this Part 2.
Itanium First, I have to revisit Intel's Itanium. Simply because it's still around and still missing production target dates.
The hype: "This design philosophy will one day replace RISC and CISC. It is a gateway into the … Read more