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OLPC Gets Backing in Australia

For years, the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative drew major headlines even as promises made by the initiative's organizers were routinely missed. The original idea behind OLPC was to create $100 computers that could arrive in the hands of poor kids all around the world. Too bad that $100 price point was never achieved, and other problems arose. The OLPC platform has stayed around, though, and now One Laptop Per Child Australia has received $11.
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Negroponte to OLPC developers: Pour some Sugar on me!

Technology : Valleywag (6 years ago)

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Technology : TechCrunch (6 years ago)

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Technology : ReadWriteWeb (6 years ago)

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