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OLPC Spinoff in Talks with Four Laptop Makers

May 23, 2008, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Yamamoto)

"Case in point: Walter Bender, who just left the OLPC initiative to start up its open-source software spinoff, is reportedly in 'informal discussions' to get its Linux operating system on low-cost laptops made by four manufacturers. The nonprofit spinoff, Sugar Laboratories, is having discussions with Pixel Qi and is interesting in pursuing a relationship with Intel, Bender told BetaNews. No other companies were named, though he mentioned Asus on Sugar Labs' Web site last week.

"It's only the latest permutation in a long-running saga that has seen infighting, resignations, and other controversy since the project's inception..."

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