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USA Today: Brazil to Test $400 Intel Laptop in Schools, Competing with MIT Spinoff's Computers

Dec 07, 2006, 13:45 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Intel said Tuesday its diminutive low-cost laptop will be evaluated in Brazil next year alongside a cheaper alternative from a non-profit group seeking to bring computers to poor children worldwide.

"The company said it would donate 700 to 800 of the $400 'Classmate PCs' to the government for a large evaluation in schools. Intel has already tested the computers on a smaller scale with students and teachers in a poor neighborhood of Campinas, near Sao Paulo..."

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