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  • Why white and green? Negroponte explains the OLPC colors

    The white case and bright green trim of One Laptop Per Child's laptops have made them among the most recognizable in the world, but what's the story behind the choice of colors? On Thursday, Nicholas Negroponte, former head of the OLPC project and co-founder of the MIT Media Lab, explained the backstory.

  • CES scorecard: the biggest misses of CES 2012

    The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas gets under way this weekend with big announcements from gadget makers keen to wow and convince us they have the next big thing. But it's worth remembering that some of the promises and predictions made at CES are about as solid as many New Year's resolutions.

  • OLPC donations now tax deductible

    Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced that all donations for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Australia fund will be tax deductible.

  • OLPC rules out Windows for XO-3

    One Laptop Per Child won't use Microsoft's Windows OS on its upcoming XO-3 tablet, which will run Linux, OLPC's CTO said Thursday.

  • Rudd defends one PC per student policy

    Prime minister Kevin Rudd has defended his Government’s National Secondary School Computer Fund initiative, arguing it is on track to achieving its goal of one PC to every secondary student in years nine to 12 by 2011.

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