The $150 laptop revolution is getting closer

Apple’s iPhone was the undisputed star of the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas earlier this month, but the presence of a $150 laptop also caused a stir and could prove to be a far more disruptive piece of technology.

20th January, 2007

Apple’s iPhone was the undisputed star of the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas earlier this month, but the presence of a $150 laptop also caused a stir and could prove to be a far more disruptive piece of technology.

The product was developed by the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) initiative, which was set up two years ago by Nicholas Negroponte, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and some of his...

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