You likely saw the Wall Street Journal article on Intel and Microsoft's efforts to crush/compete with the One Laptop Per Child project:

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As far as I understand it, OLPC

As far as I understand it, OLPC - or at least Nicholas Negroponte (who I hold great regard!) does not welcome 'marketing' ideas because the project is an educational one not a laptop sales one.
My fear is that this brilliant project will get stifled early on because of very non educational real world business competition. Not nice, but sharks also swim in the sea along with other fish!