'$100 Laptop' to Cost $175

Apr 26, 2007 By BRIAN BERGSTEIN, AP Technology Writer
'$100 Laptop' to Cost $175

(AP) -- The founder of the ambitious "$100 laptop" project, which plans to give inexpensive computers to schoolchildren in developing countries, revealed Thursday that the machine for now costs $175, and it will be able to run Windows in addition to its homegrown, open-source interface.



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