One Laptop Per Child

From the ashes of nearly a billion dollars, Ample resurrects Better Place’s battery swapping business model

A little over 13 years ago, Shai Agassi, a promising software executive who was in line to succeed the chief executive at SAP, then one of the world’s mightiest software companies, left the comp

WHOOP raises $25 million to tell everyone from athletes to execs about their health

WHOOP, the company behind the Tesla of health tracking and sports performance wearables, has raised a whopping $25 million in a new round of funding. The round was comprised of a slew of prominent inv

Nicholas Negroponte: The Physical Book Is Dead In 5 Years

<img src="" alt="" title="x" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-204910" />Today at the <a href="">Techonomy</a> conference in

One Laptop Per Child heads to Australia, helps improve Aboriginal literacy

<img src="" />Talk about perspective. On this day when Manchester United announced that it had accepted Real Madrid's £80m bid for Cristia

What Windows Might Look Like On The OLPC

Google’s Bob Lee creates a much better image to go with our post yesterday about One Laptop Per Child and Windows teaming up. More at CrunchGear. CrunchBase Information One Laptop Per Child Info

Poor Children Of The World No Longer Will Have To Struggle With Linux

One Laptop Per Child will ship a special version of Windows on their low cost laptops for poor children, the two companies announced this afternoon. Previously the laptops, which to date have been tes

Pixel Qi: Towards A $75 Laptop?

Amid all the rancor between One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) and Intel, which joined the not-for-profit project and then left it last Friday, a new for-profit startup has been spun off from OLPC to commerc

Tested by Guinean schoolchildren, XO laptop makes a difference

I’m in. This article from Laptop magazine showed me why the One Laptop Per Child XO laptop is worth all the hullabaloo. The magazine sent an XO laptop to a handler in Guinea, who then showed it

Kids Review The OLPC: They Like It

Real life kids have been getting their hands on the highly anticipated (?) OLPC. And you know what? For all the nay-sayers out there, the kids like it. According to one twelve-year-old who writes bett

One Laptop Per Child Laptop to Cost Only $50 in Less Than Two Years

You know those $100 laptops part of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program? You know, the ones that are supposed to generate clean water and optimal living conditions with the turn of a crank? In les

Hackers Needed To Break $100 OLPC Laptops

On October 2, One Laptop Per Child put out an open call to “hackers” to try and break the $100 laptops, named the 2B1, so they don’t hit the open market full of security holes. Appar