"The CPU market is a harsh environment, where even the old and experienced can sometimes fail lamentably. Small start-ups have many times attempted to take over large companies using a technological "ace in the sleeve", but they all failed.
Things may be different this time, or so does Montalvo Systems wish us to believe. The new company is currently working on a multi-core processor to feature increased energy-efficiency. Their processor will allegedly power ultra-mobile and notebook PCs, with an x86 compatible instruction set."