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One Laptop Per Child project hits 1m orders

The first million milestone has been reached reached for the One Laptop Per Child project. With the likes of Quanta Computer, the worlds largest contract computer manufacturer behind the production of the OLPC laptop, dubbed the XO, it’s a major step towards driving the cost of production down even further: “Quanta Computer, the world’s largest […]

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One Laptop Per Child not for sale?

Despite the idea of selling the XO laptop as a consumer device to the likes of you & me, Nicholas Negroponte, One Laptop Per Child chairman has since scotched the idea .. for now, anyway. As rumours go, selling the XO laptop as a ‘buy-2-get-1 arrangement’ was certainly very nice while it lasted: “The One […]