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$20 Laptop February 5, 2009

Posted by tkcollier in Technology.
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The ambitous initiative will be under consideration at a National Mission on Education launch in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday. Pioneered in India by scientists at Indian scientific and technological institutes and a state-owned semi-conductor laboratory, the laptop has 2Gb Ram capacity and wireless connectivity.

R.P. Agrawal, secretary of secondary and higher education, told reporters last week that the cost of the laptop was about $20 a unit, but he expected that to fall. He also said he expected the units to be commercially available in six months.

via FT.com / India / Politics & Society – India to follow $2,000 car with $20 laptop.


1. Minty - February 6, 2009

nice article 🙂 … thanks

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