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India plans to produce a laptop for US$10


February 4th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
India plans to produce a laptop costing US$10, in a bid, in order, to improve the skills of millions of students across the country. The notebooks will be mass-produced as ... Read more...

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MIT to hold emerging technologies conference in New Delhi


December 16th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) EmTech, the prestigious emerging technologies conference from MIT's Technology Review, will be held in New Delhi in March next year.This is for the first time that the ... Read more...

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MIT project to introduce student laptops in Indian languages


August 4th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, launched by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Nicholas Negroponte, will now introduce laptops with various keyboards in local Indian languages. ... Read more...

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India developing $10 laptop


July 29th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) After displaying its prowess in developing the world's cheapest car, India is on track to rolling out the world's cheapest laptop computer that could cost as low ... Read more...

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Microsoft to finally give software for low-cost laptops


May 16th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 16 (IANS) After a long dispute, Microsoft has agreed to offer Windows for the computers of 'One Laptop Per Child' (OLPC) educational project for children in developing nations. The ... Read more...

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One Laptop Per Child Accused of Patent Infringement


November 29th, 2007 - 5:53 am ICT by admin
Nigeria is really not getting along with Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop per Child initiative these days. First, OLPC spokesman Walter Bender got into a war of words with Nigeria's education minister, who ... Read more...

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OLPC’s XO Plan Faces Many Challenges


November 28th, 2007 - 12:24 am ICT by admin
"Give One. Get One." That's the slogan for the two-for-one program by One Laptop Per Child, an organization set up to promote and distribute the innovative, low-cost, Linux-based XO laptop computer developed ... Read more...

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OLPC Extends ‘Give One Get One’ Until Year’s End


November 26th, 2007 - 11:55 pm ICT by admin
It's the season for giving and getting, and a good time for the One Laptop Per Child's Give One Get One program. Because of reported sales averaging $2 million per day, OLPC ... Read more...

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China’s Quanta begins production of 100 dollar laptop


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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