Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child Program

Jan 04, 2008 By MAY WONG , AP Technology Writer
Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child Program
Workers prepare to install a sign at the Intel booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in preparation for the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, in Las Vegas. The CES, the world\'s largest consumer technology trade show, runs Jan. 7 to Jan. 10. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

(AP) -- Citing disagreements with the organization, Intel Corp. said Thursday it has abandoned the One Laptop Per Child program, dealing a big blow to the ambitious project seeking to bring millions of low-cost laptops to children in developing countries.



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vegetarian777
3 / 5 (2) Jan 04, 2008
Intel made the correct decision.
vlam67
5 / 5 (1) Jan 04, 2008
Yesss! We have to bring the Intel-AMD battle to the poor kids out there! give them one more thing to get divided (and conquered) over! After all, isn't that the varied nature of Homo Sapiens civilizations? We drive left and right, using metric and imperial, myriads of standards,connectors and adaptors...let the kids cop it!

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