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‘One Laptop Per Child’ Hit With Production Glitch, Shortages

“Manufacture of the budget laptop computers produced by the One
Laptop per Child Foundation has run into a glitch with the
production delay likely to impact the OLPC’s ‘Give 1 Get 1
program,’ organizers said this week.

“The program was to begin Nov. 12 and run for two weeks. But
production in China won’t get under way till later, meaning that XO
computers will arrive too late to catch much of the holiday season
when charity giving is at its height…”


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