Venezuela Launches Sale of “Bolivarian” Computers

“The Venezuelan government of President Hugo Chavez announced
the launch of their ‘Bolivarian Computers’ last week, consisting of
four different models produced in Venezuela with Chinese
technology. The new computers will run the open-source Linux
operating system and will first be used inside the government
‘missions’ and state companies and institutions but eventually are
expected to be sold across Venezuela and Latin America.

“Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez presented the new machines to
the public last week at an event in the state of Falcon as he
donated them to a school there…”


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