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LinuxDevices: Chinese $150 Linux Mini-PC Races OLPC to Market

“A Chinese company is touting an inexpensive Linux-based
computer as a way to close the ‘digital divide.’ YellowSheepRiver’s
$150 ‘Municator’ appears to be available now, with a three-month
leadtime, suggesting it could reach market well ahead of MIT’s $100
‘One Laptop Per Child’ (OLPC) device.

“The OLPC project was announced last fall, with laptop
manufacturer Quanta Computer of Taiwan stepping forward to offer
its manufacturing services shortly afterward. However, no specific
delivery commitments appear to have been reached…”

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