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2009-02-04 Will $20 laptop solve India's education woes
The $20 laptop unveiled by India's Tata is symbolic at so many levels of both the opportunity and the problem with "designing for India," that it's hard to know where to begin in weighing its chances for success
2006-01-30 U.N. to back $100 laptop, says report
The U.N. is expected to endorse an idea for a hand-cranked $100 laptop computer to be issued to millions of schoolchildren around the globe
2006-08-21 Thai kids to test One Laptop Per Child machines
More than 500 children in Thailand are set to receive low-cost laptop computers in October and November for quality testing and debugging as part of the One Laptop Per Child program.
2005-12-15 Quanta Computer to build $100 laptop
Taiwan-based Quanta Computer has been chosen as the ODM for the $100 laptop project sponsored by non-profit organization One Laptop Per Child.
2007-05-22 One Laptop Per Child reaches classroom in Uruguay
One-hundred-sixty students at a public elementary classroom in Uruguay have been the latest recipients of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, according to an AP report.
2008-05-22 OLPC resumes 'Give One Get One' program
OLPC is resuming its 'Give One Get One' program, in which consumers will buy for $400 a rugged green-and-white computer and donate a second one to a child in a developing country, reported the Associated Press
2007-09-18 OLPC laptop price soars to $188
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) leaders admitted Sept. 14 that the then proposed $100-laptops are now slated to cost $188 when mass production begins, according to an Associated Press report.
2007-09-26 OLPC announces laptop sales strategy shift
The OLPC initiative is expected to announce a program that will allow U.S. and Canadian consumers to purchase two of the organization's XO laptops, one for themselves and one that will be delivered to a child in a developing nation
2007-06-07 Intel, Asustek bare $200 laptop plan
Intel and Asustek have revealed plans to manufacture education-focused low-cost mobile PCs, Reuters reported.
2007-05-08 India eyes production of world's first $10 laptop
India plans to introduce laptops that would cost $10, $90 cheaper than Negroponte's OLPC notebook PCs.
2007-04-30 For the meantime, $100 laptop costs $75 more
The founder of the "$100 laptop" project revealed that the machine for now costs $175 and it will be able to run Windows in addition to its homegrown, open-source interface
2006-11-28 First look at OLPC's $100 laptop
A few insiders are taking a closer look at the first batch of $100 laptops to roll off the production lines in Shanghai as part of the One Laptop Per Child.
2008-01-15 Ex-OLPC CTO cooks up $75 laptop
Former OLPC CTO Mary Lou Jepsen, now CEO and CTO of Pixel Qi, is pursuing the $75 laptop just days after leaving her position at OLPC, where she designed many of the XO's advanced technologies
2007-03-22 China firm eyes One Laptop per Child project
A PC maker in China is looking to get in on the One Laptop Per Child project using machines powered by the locally designed Loongson microprocessor.
2008-06-06 XO-1 teardown reveals why they can't sell for $100
The OLPC XO-1's displays, batteries, CPUs, fancy enclosures and the rest all add up to a BOM that sits uncomfortably far from the $100 target.
2008-12-15 The inspiration behind netbooks
Suddenly, Netbooks are all the rage. Turns out the UMPC (ultramobile) form factors were a bit too small and too expensive to make a mass market, but the Netbook is JUST RIGHT.
2008-04-28 OLPC loses another executive
The OLPC project has lost another key person as the foundation overhauls it operations and welcomes Microsoft's Windows OS, according to an Associated Press report.
2007-07-25 Mass production of OLPC laptops kicks off
The non-profit OLPC project founded by Nicholas Negroponte reported it has authorized mass production of its XO laptop
2007-12-04 Lancor sues OLPC for patent infringement
Lancor Management Ltd has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nicholas Negroponte, One Laptop Per Child Association (OLPC) and its enablers in Nigeria.
2007-07-17 Intel joins OLPC project
Intel and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) have agreed to work together to bring the benefits of technology to the developing world through synergy of their respective programs.
2006-11-23 Cheap laptops for kids roll off in China
The first 1,000 laptops developed by the One Laptop Per Child organization have rolled off an assembly line in China.
2007-06-20 Asustek unveils OLPC rival, gets headshake from analyst
An analyst at CLSA Asia Pacific Market said that Asustek Computer is making a poor choice by getting into the low-cost notebook market.
2010-06-01 OLPC taps Marvell Moby for XO tablet PCs
One Laptop per Child (OLPC) and Marvell Technology have teamed up to jointly develop a family of next-generation OLPC XO tablet computers based on the Marvell Moby reference design.
2008-01-08 Intel exits OLPC project
Intel has withdrawn from the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project a few days before it was scheduled to exhibit prototype computers using its processor at the Consumer Electronics Show.
2007-04-13 Soon in a store near you: A $10 mobile phone
UC Berkeley's Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society is reportedly reaching out to Taiwan contract manufacturers to see if a $10 mobile phone can be done.
2008-08-11 NI, LEGO to tap robotics platform for students
NI and LEGO are pursuing their concerted efforts in promoting educational robotics with the new LEGO Education WeDo classroom robotics platform.
2010-07-27 Netbook sales to almost double by 2013
ABI Research projects that some 60 million netbooks are expected to ship this year, a figure that will almost double by 2013, worldwide. The market has seen rapid growth, led by ASUS and Acer, since the category was first introduced in 2008, and the trend will start to decline in 2014-2015 according to ABI
2011-05-25 MeeGo's future is unclear
The MeeGo community is at an awkward position because the software is ready but no products have been shipped just yet.
2007-10-30 Manufacturing glitch delays OLPC laptops
OLPC budget laptops have run into a manufacturing glitch, and the production delay could likely impact the "Give 1 Get 1 program," organizers said last week.
2010-03-12 LCD makers rise up to e-paper challenge
LCD users have picked fast colors over the better readability and longer battery life achieved with reflective displays but with the-paper encroaching on their turf, LCD makers are pushing back by resurrecting reflective techniques.
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