Reuters/MSNBC: Intel Blasts '$100 Laptop' as Mere 'Gadget'
Dec 12, 2005, 13:45 (14 Talkback[s])
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"Potential computer users in the developing world will not want
a basic $100 hand-cranked laptop that is due to be rolled out to
millions, chip-maker Intel Corp. Chairman Craig Barrett said
"Schoolchildren in Brazil, Thailand, Egypt and Nigeria will
begin receiving the first few million textbook-style computers from
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) media lab run by
Nicholas Negroponte from early 2006..."