4 Nov 2003
posted in daily
Guess what: Microsoft is switching to IBM's PowerPC chip (yes, the same you find in Apple's Macs) to power its playstation, the Xbox. (source WIRED).
There's quite a bit of irony here, he [Richard Doherty of IBM] added, referring to the fact that it has always been assumed that Apple would move to Intel, rather than Microsoft moving to the PowerPC, a chip technology co-developed by Apple, IBM and Motorola.