A potential $20 million problem for the group behind the "$100 laptop" isn't going away easily, reports the Associated Press. Ade Oyegbola, an inventor who claims the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) nonprofit stole his designs for a Nigerian keyboard, recently won a round in a Lagos court. Now this week, Oyegbola is pressing his case in U.S. federal court. The dispute began last fall, when OLPC was sued by Oyegbola's company, Lagos Analysis Corp., known as Lancor. Nigerian dialects require punctuation marks not found on standard English keyboards, so Lancor developed...

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