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Why Microsoft and Intel Tried to Kill the XO $100 Laptop

Aug 12, 2008, 13:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bryan Appleyard)

"Negroponte and his young staff are older and wiser. They were stunned by the savagery of the competition they faced – competition plainly intended to destroy a philanthropic idea. “I had wildly underestimated,” says Negroponte, “the degree to which commercial entities will go to disrupt a humanitarian project.”"

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