Mass Production Kicks Off for XO Laptops--Finally
Nov 07, 2007, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Following a number of delays, the One Laptop per Child
Foundation's much-awaited XO laptop for needy kids has finally gone
into mass production. Early Tuesday (local time), Taiwan's Quanta
Computer started producing the green-and-white computer in its new
Changshu manufacturing center, two hours northwest of Shanghai.
"The commencement of mass production means children in
developing nations could have the rugged, open-source laptops in
hand starting this month. The OLPC has already announced orders for
kids in Uruguay and Mongolia..."