[SATLUG] Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child Program

John Chalinder argiod at bresnan.net
Fri Jan 4 23:14:32 CST 2008

Despite Intel's disclaimer to the contrary, I still hold to the belief that 
they quit because they didn't want to a) promote a machine with an AMD chip in 
it; and, b) they didn't want to promote a linux machine without Windows.

Of course, this is just my opinion; I could be wrong... (Dennis Miller 

On Fri, 04 Jan 2008 20:33:00 -0600
  "Todd W. Bucy" <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> I guess they figured that they had gotten all the good pr out of the
> program.
> Todd
> John Chalinder wrote:
>> (AP) -- Citing disagreements with the organization, Intel Corp. said
>> Thursday it has abandoned the One Laptop Per Child program, dealing a
>> big blow to the ambitious project seeking to bring millions of
>> low-cost laptops to children in developing countries.
>> http://www.physorg.com/news118637835.html
>> Sad, it was a noble project...
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