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OLPC talking to rich nations to sponsor the laptops for poor nations
Professor Nicholas Negroponte, head of the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project has said that they are conducting talks with several developed and rich nations for their USD 100 laptop project.
They won’t be selling the laptops to these countries but are expecting them to [...]

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Intel joins the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiativeIntel has surprised practically everyone by announcing their decision to join the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative.Incidentally, the laptops provided by the project are supplied by AMD which is the primary rival Intel has in the PC microprocessor industry.And Intel is also behind a similar [...]

Intel joins the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative
 


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Reliance Communication to provide network services to OLPC projectReliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has announced that they are now collaborating with One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Foundation.Through this collaboration, Reliance Communication would now be providing Internet connectivity, network and logistics to the OLPC’s India initiative.Mrs. Tina Ambani spoke on this announcement: “Every child has the [...]

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USD 100 OLPC laptop now costs USD 200! The One Laptop per Child Foundation is now offering their much talked about laptop in quantities of 10,000 for $200 apiece on its Web site. Interestingly, this laptop was initially expected to be priced USD 100 but the development costs has now doubled the price. They still hope to achieve [...]

USD 100 OLPC laptop now costs USD 200!
 


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Peru orders 260,000 OLPC laptopsMore good news from the OLPC foundation. They have now received confirmed orders for 260,000 units of the XO Laptop from the Peruvian government.Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the project revealed this news on Saturday.In addition, they have also received orders for 50,000 units for Mexico from the Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.These [...]

Peru orders 260,000 OLPC laptops
 

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OLPC showcases XO-2 laptop imagesNicholas Negroponte, chairman of OLPC has showcased the images of the next generation XO Laptop which they are calling XO-2.They are aiming to start manufacturing this new laptop in 2010. OLPC aims to bring the cost of manufacturing the device down to around USD 75.The new edition XO laptop would be [...]

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