Low-cost laptop program sees a key leadership defection

April 22nd, 2008 in Technology / Software
Low-cost laptop program sees a key leadership defection (AP)
In this Dec. 12, 2007 file photo, Exadith Solis, 8, looks up while using her "XO" laptop in Arahuay, an Andean hilltop village in Peru. Walter Bender, a key person behind the "$100 laptop" for schoolchildren has left the project as the organization overhauls its operations and prepares to tweak its open-source approach by welcoming Microsoft Corp.'s Windows. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)


In this Dec. 12, 2007 file photo, Exadith Solis, 8, looks up while using her "XO" laptop in Arahuay, an Andean hilltop village in Peru. Walter Bender, a key person behind the "$100 laptop" for schoolchildren has left the project as the organization overhauls its operations and prepares to tweak its open-source approach by welcoming Microsoft Corp.'s Windows. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

(AP) -- A key person behind the "$100 laptop" for schoolchildren has left the project as the organization overhauls its operations and prepares to tweak its open-source approach by welcoming Microsoft Corp.'s Windows.



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