February 1, 2009

Indian Government Developing $10 Laptop

According to Slashdot.com, the Indian government is going to release a prototype of a $10 laptop on February 3. The computer, developed by the Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and the Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai), will have 2 GB RAM and a wi-fi card, and will run on 2 watts of power. The computer is part of an Indian government project to extend computer infrastructure and connectivity to over 18,000 colleges in the country.

Read the Times of India story.

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