[SATLUG] Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child Program

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 23:20:29 CST 2008


I'm actually quite disappointed in Intel for this and their fall in stock
price reflects their poor decision...unfortunately I own some of that
stock...I hope they find a way to make amends.

E

On Jan 4, 2008 9:14 PM, John Chalinder <argiod at bresnan.net> wrote:

> 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
> disclaimer)
>
>
> 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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