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China Remains Cautious about OLPC

Aug 02, 2007, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mathew Seigal)

"China should be an obvious beneficiary of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Scheme, which seeks to provide robust $100 portable Internet computers to children in developing countries. Behind the headlines of double digit growth and urban prosperity, two thirds of Chinese still live in the countryside and two hundred million people earn less than a dollar a day. Still, the Chinese government has not signed up to this project.

"The OLPC XO-1 laptops are being made in China by Taiwan-based Quanta Computers..."

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