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AP/TBO: Brazil Schoolchildren To Get $100 Laptop PCs

Nov 27, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tales Azzoni)

"President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday received a version of a $100 laptop computer to be distributed nationwide, and 50 were expected to be tested in Brazilian schools beginning next week.

"The low-cost computer was delivered to Silva by Nicholas Negroponte, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder of the One Laptop Per Child nonprofit organization which aims to develop the machines for children worldwide..."

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