(Thanks to subscriber Bart for this news from  the UK Times Online.)
India set to follow cheap car with £7 laptop. The government-developed computer prototype will assist in bridging the ‘digital divide’ between rich and poor. 
Related story: Why Microsoft and Intel tried to kill the XO $100 laptop. Negroponte had a vision: to build a $100 laptop and give away millions to educate the world’s poorest children. And then the fat-cat multinationals got scared and broke it.
 

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