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Microsoft, OLPC Officially Team Up

May 16, 2008, 13:30 (26 Talkback[s])
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"So, I guess this makes it Two Operating Systems Per Child.

"The One Laptop Per Child project and Microsoft announced Thursday that indeed the XO laptop will be available in both Linux and Windows varieties. The companies plan to sell a Windows-powered XO in five or six countries starting next month, with a broader release in August or September.

"'We view it as a major opportunity for OLPC to expand and expand in a couple of ways,' OLPC founder Nicholas Negroponte told CNET in an interview Thursday..."

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