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LeapFrog Evaluates ‘Synergies’ with OLPC Project

“Eugene Ciurana’s focus at LeapFrog Enterprises is building
infrastructure for the company’s Web-enabled product initiatives,
but his role also has allowed Ciurana to get involved with the One
Laptop Per Child organization. The OLPC’s XO laptop and the
open-source Sugar interface that runs on the system have drawn the
attention of many in the IT community, including me.

“‘We at LeapFrog, being an educational company, ‘get’ the OLPC
and understand its value. We were approached by the guys with the
initiative, and we’re trying to figure out what the synergies are,’
said Ciurana, director of systems infrastructure at the Emeryville,
Calif. company…”

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