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Charity tweaks laptops to deliver insights on user habits

Charity tweaks laptops to deliver insights on user habits

Project aims to reveal the power of computing for the disadvantaged.
Sep 10 2014 11:24AM
Indigenous communities get OLPC boost

Indigenous communities get OLPC boost

Updated: Budget partially funds $20m, 50,000-laptop pilot.
May 9 2012 1:05PM
One Laptop Per Child now tax-deductible in Australia

One Laptop Per Child now tax-deductible in Australia

OLPC to reveal tablet model at CES.
May 28 2010 10:03AM
Apple hires security guru to harden OS

Apple hires security guru to harden OS

Apple has hired the security chief behind the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organisation to harden up its operating systems.
May 15 2009 3:20PM
OLPC Oz wants to give away another 5,000 laptops

OLPC Oz wants to give away another 5,000 laptops

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is hoping a local version of its globally successful ‘Give 1, Get 1’ promotion will result in 5,000 XO laptops for disadvantaged children in Australia and the Pacific rim.
Nov 25 2008 3:22PM
OLPC reboots Give One, Get One campaign

OLPC reboots Give One, Get One campaign

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project that delivers low-cost laptops to children in developing and third world countries is relaunching its 'Give One, Get One' campaign, this time in Europe as well as the US.
Nov 15 2008 10:20AM
Opinion: Open Source advocates discuss Windows addition to OLPC

Opinion: Open Source advocates discuss Windows addition to OLPC

Many open source supporters see the addition of Windows XP to the One Laptop Per Child program as catering to the needs of parents and political leaders who are only accustomed to Windows, rather than the needs of the children the machines are meant for.
Jun 6 2008 3:21PM
OLPC Sugar software goes independent

OLPC Sugar software goes independent

The former president of software and content at One Laptop per Child has launched Sugar Labs in the wake of the project's decision to ship with Windows XP..
May 20 2008 7:31AM
OLPC to ship with Windows XP

OLPC to ship with Windows XP

Microsoft has joined forces with the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project in a bid to provide inexpensive portable PCs to schoolchildren in developing countries..
May 19 2008 7:45AM
OLPC group sets up shop in Australia

OLPC group sets up shop in Australia

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project is gearing up to launch an Australian branch in the coming months and working to lobby the Government to fund programs in local communities.
May 7 2008 3:34PM
Ivan Krstic quits OLPC project

Ivan Krstic quits OLPC project

Ivan Krstic has stepped down as director of security for the non-profit One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project..
Mar 26 2008 7:00AM
Intel denies OLPC accusations

Intel denies OLPC accusations

Intel general counsel Bruce Sewell has rebutted charges that Intel acted disingenuously in its dealings with the One Laptop Per Child programme..
Jan 18 2008 7:12AM
Deprived US kids offered OLPC laptops

Deprived US kids offered OLPC laptops

Poor US students are to get their hands on One Laptop Per Child XO laptops after a U-turn by the organisation.

Jan 15 2008 1:45PM
Negroponte slams Intel over OLPC

Negroponte slams Intel over OLPC

Nicholas Negroponte, the founder of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, has slammed Intel for its conduct..
Jan 9 2008 7:30AM
Peru signs major OLPC laptop order

Peru signs major OLPC laptop order

Peru has signed a major deal to buy 260,000 XO laptops from the One Laptop Per Child Foundation..
Dec 4 2007 7:21AM
Nigerian firm slaps patent suit on OLPC

Nigerian firm slaps patent suit on OLPC

The Lagos Analysis Corporation (Lancor) has filed suit against the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) foundation for alleged patent infringement..
Nov 30 2007 8:07AM
OLPC extends two-for-one deal

OLPC extends two-for-one deal

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project is to extend its Give One Get One programme throughout the holiday season..
Nov 27 2007 11:29PM
EA donates SimCity to OLPC project

EA donates SimCity to OLPC project

Electronic Arts (EA) is donating the original 1989 version of SimCity to the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project..
Nov 12 2007 7:22AM
Asus unveils OLPC competitor

Asus unveils OLPC competitor

A low cost notebook PC touted as a potential competitor to the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has gone on sale in Taiwan..
Oct 18 2007 6:42AM
OLPC starts two-for-one programme

OLPC starts two-for-one programme

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project is to sell its computers in the US, but the purchaser must buy two machines and give one to the developing world.
Sep 25 2007 7:02AM

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