Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Business.view | The laptop wars | Economist.com

A timely snapshot from The Economist,  with the sub-heading "Will charity or profit end the digital divide?"  Closing paragraph:

Judging by Intel’s enthusiasm for selling the Classmate, there may be a decent for-profit market to be created. Mr Negroponte certainly deserves credit for highlighting the need to get laptops to children in the developing world, and for pointing out a business opportunity, even if inadvertently. But that does not mean his is necessarily the best organisation to deliver the goods.

Business.view | The laptop wars | Economist.com

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