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 News.com in an interview Thursday..."