Linux distributor Red Hat Inc has confirmed its involvement in the Massachusetts Institute of Technologies Media Lab’s plans to create a $100 laptop for distribution to children in developing countries and shed a little more light on the project’s plans.
The $100 One Laptop per Child, OLPC, project was launched by MIT Media Lab chairman Nicholas Negroponte in January 2005 and has been moving forward slowly but surely. It was given a boost last week with the news that it has received the support of the United Nations Development Program.
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