Students in Brazil get a new Classmate

There is more at stake at the largest one-to-one computing project in Latin America than the reputation of Intel’s Classmate PC, reports CNET. Each of the students at the Bradesco Foundation school in Brazil has a laptop to use each day, and "we have to tread carefully," said Vice Principal Tania Maria Gebin de Carvalhao. "You can’t have a recall of students and say ‘wait, we did it wrong, come back.’" The stakes are also high for the technology companies involved. Intel and Microsoft hope to show the power of giving laptops to students–but also to show the world that they, too, have a product in this area, with so many headlines in the United States focused on Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child project…

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