Developing nations test $100 laptops

According to USA Today, the “One Laptop Per Child Project” will roll out approximately 2,500 of its $150 laptops to eight nations this February. Educators in Brazil, Uruguay, Libya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Thailand, and possibly Ethiopia and the West Bank will receive the first of the laptops in a pilot program, before a wider rollout to other nations. This program precludes mass production of the $150 machine.  Program officials say that the price will drop to about $100 when 50 million of the machines are built and distributed, and the price will dip below $100 when the 150 million mark is reached…

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