- OLPC Australia gets $11.7m budget boost
ITWire Australia - May 9, 2012
The One Laptop per Child Australia project has received a boost from the federal budget, with a one-off grant of $11.7 million for its program. OLPC Australia chief executive Rangan Srikhanta said ...
- One Laptop Per Child may go for-profit
Boston Business Journal - May 20, 2011
One Laptop Per Child, which drew widespread attention in the technology and philanthropy worlds in recent years with its goal of distributing super-cheap laptop computers in developing countries, is considering a shift from nonprofit to for-profit in hopes of raising as much as $10 million in capital....
- Two Billion Laptops? It May Not Be Enough
MY Times - April 20, 2010
ONE LAPTOP PER CHILD is a nonprofit group that thinks big. Since 2007, it has sold inexpensive but rugged laptop computers to the governments of less-developed countries. The goal is to equip each of the two billion children in the developing world with his or her own computer. ...
- OLPC XO-2 cancelled: tablet will be developed next
guardian.co.uk - Nov 5, 2009
The OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project has abandoned plans to produce an innovative dual-screen ebook/netbook, and is aiming for a tablet computer instead. ...
- Sugar interface, no OLPC necessary
ZDNet Asia OR - Jun 26, 2009
The OLPC (one laptop per child) XO-1 interface is now available on a USB stick. Sugar Labs, responsible for building the low-cost ...
- India has ordered 250000 laptops from OLPC
The Industry Standard OR - Apr 24, 2009
India has ordered 250000 laptops from the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization, while a human rights organization will supply 5000 OLPC machines to ...
- OLPC Goes Open Source
Digitaltrends.com, OR - Jan 10, 2009
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) famously aimed to create the $100 laptop and make it available to schoolchildren throughout the world. ...
- XO laptop launches in Europe
PC Pro, UK - Nov 12, 2008
"To anticipate them costing $20 each is not out of the question," said Nicholas Negroponte, the OLPC's chairman. However, the first XO laptop was hit by ...
- Colombia Signs up for OLPC Laptops With Windows
PC World - Nov 10, 2008
Colombia will become the second country to use the One Laptop Per Child Project's (OLPC) XO laptops running Microsoft Windows XP in schools after signing an ...
- OLPC to Sell Its Low-Cost Notebooks Via Amazon
PC Magazine - Sep 5, 2008
by Brian Heater When OLPC designed its low-priced, low-watt, neon-green XO laptop, the company never intended to make it commercially available to consumers ...