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Negroponte: You really can give a kid a laptop

Speaking at the Techonomy conference, the One Laptop Per Child founder says that kids getting laptops are teaching themselves--and then their parents--to read.

By Aug. 6, 2010


Negroponte passes the Windows "virility test"

Negroponte claims that Windows is the natural choice for OLPC. This is not true, and isn't what he intended to happen. He could at least own up to that.

By May. 16, 2008


Electronics need a diet, argues Negroponte

Vendors burden their products with features to justify fat price tags, but open source and projects like OLPC mitigate against this.

By Feb. 18, 2008


It's ego check time for Intel, Negroponte

Neither side comes out looking good in public row between chip giant and the nonprofit One Laptop Per Child.

By Jan. 4, 2008


OLPC's Negroponte blasts Intel's low-cost PC initiative

Nick Negroponte says that Intel is "dumping" cheap PCs on emerging markets in hopes of sabotaging his own effort to bring low-cost PCs to the world.

By May. 21, 2007


One Laptop Per Child: An idea whose time has come, just not for Negroponte

Negroponte's idea for One Laptop Per Child seems to be gaining currency, even if his particular organization isn't the one shipping the PCs.

By Nov. 24, 2007


Hacker Guccifer strikes again, nabbing 'Downton Abbey' script

Not only did the hacker get a hold of Julian Fellowes' season 4 finale, he also breached the accounts of Leonardo DiCaprio, Tina Brown, George W. Bush, Robert Redford, and dozens more.

By Jan. 7, 2014