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Transportation

Submission + - Tata Set to Launch World's Cheapest Car

theodp writes: "Ready for one-automobile-per-child (OAPC)? India's giant Tata Group is on the verge of launching the world's cheapest car. The People's Car, slated to be unveiled January 10th at a New Delhi auto show, will carry a sticker price of 100,000 rupees ($2,500), which some analysts say could revolutionize automobile costs worldwide. The cheap car, a pet project of Cornell-trained architect Ratan Tata that he helped design, is aimed at improving driving safety by getting India's masses off their motorbikes and into cars."
Power

Submission + - Via Launches x86 1 Watt Processor (extremetech.com)

learningtree writes: Via has launched an ultra-low power edition of its x86 Eden processor that consumes just 1 Watt at full power. The processor, clocked at 500 MHz is targeted at industrial, embedded and ultra-low power applications. But should we expect some ultra-portable notebooks to feature this processor, with an extremely good battery life ? Seems doubtful ...

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