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OLPC raises $35 million through first world campaign

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The Nicholas Negroponte inspired One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program has claimed a major success from its Give One Get One campaign that ran from November 12 through December 31, 2007 in the United States and Canada, raising $35 million.

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OLPC XO-1 - an indepth review

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If I were to make one general comment about the OLPC XO-1, it’s that its mechanical design is brilliant. It’s a fairly clean-sheet redesign of traditional notebook PC mechanics around the goal of survivability, serviceability, and robustness (then again, I’ve never taken apart any of the ruggedized notebooks out there).

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OLPC considering 'give one, get one' laptop offer for Europe

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Europeans interested in the One Laptop Per Child Project's XO laptop may soon have the chance through a "give one, get one" offer similar to that offered in North America last year.

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OLPC: Intel contributed little to the project

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The day after Intel announced that it would leave the One Laptop Per Child board, the nonprofit organization shot back that the chip giant had contributed little to help the project during its six months with the group.

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OLPC Tells Nigerian Court: We Don't Use LANCOR's Keyboard

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Groklaw: OLPC has answered the LANCOR claims. And if you want to know what really happened between Intel and OLPC, I suggest you read this interview with Nicholas Negroponte in Fortune. Here's the meat of it:

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OLPC: Won't miss Intel's 'half-hearted' laptop effort

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Intel's resignation from the One Laptop Per Child Project's board of directors will have "no impact" on the group's operations, since the chip maker contributed little to the project since joining last year, OLPC President Walter Bender said in an interview.

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Intel Quits OLPC Board Over Pressure to Kill Classmate PC

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Intel today resigned from the One Laptop Per Child Project's board of directors after refusing a request to abandon its Classmate PC program.

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One Laptop Per Geek - A Review in Many Parts

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So I decided to try an experiment, and participated in the G1G1 (Give 1, Get 1) program from the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project.

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Simcity on the OLPC XO

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In 1991, DUX Software licensed the rights to port Maxis Software's SimCity to Unix. Don Hopkins, working then as a contractor for DUX, rewrote the Mac version of the game to run on numerous Unix platforms. More recently, John Gilmore, an advisor to the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative, suggested the idea to Hopkins of bringing the game to the OLPC's XO laptop. Hopkins told SimCity creator Will Wright, who was enthusiastic about the idea and got the ball rolling at Electronic Arts, the current owner of Maxis.

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9 year old's view of OLPC XO

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What will a child in the UK make of a laptop designed to help children in the developing world? Rory Cellan-Jones brought an XO home to find out.

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Sri Lankan school children may own “$100 laptop” soon

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Some of the two million primary school students in Sri Lanka soon may get to own the “$100 laptop” if an ambitious plan to introduce the product into Sri Lanka gets adequate support, officials said.

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Microsoft Pushes XP For One Laptop Per Child Project

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Microsoft wants to rule the world, even Third World countries where $100 laptops for children will soon be prevalent. In a move bound to spark controversy, Microsoft announced it wants Windows XP to be installed in the computers for the project One Laptop Per Child (OLPC).

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More on Microsoft's effort to put XP on XO

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Microsoft is serious about getting Windows XP to work on One Laptop Per Child's low-cost laptop, but the company still isn't sure it will be able to make a go of it.

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Microsoft Muscles In on OLPC Action

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Microsoft's plan is to offer low-cost versions of its Windows and Office software packages that fit on a 2 GB hard disk card. This will be able to be upgraded to new BIOS software so the company can ensure the operating system can boot directly from a memory card.

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Microsoft feeling heat from Linux in budget flash PC market

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Microsoft announced plans today to expand support for Windows XP on budget flash-storage computing devices with an eye towards getting Windows XP running on the OLPC. The software giant will publish design guidelines next year that will make it possible for manufacturers of low-cost mobile devices to build hardware that provides optimal compatibility with Microsoft's legacy operating system. The company also announced plans for field trials next month that will put Windows XP to the test on One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project's XO laptop.

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