Reuters says: Intel Corp said on Thursday it will drop out of the One Laptop Per Child project and resign from the board after the project's board demanded the chipmaker stop supporting other efforts in emerging markets...... Meanwhile, Valleywag points to a joblisting on Craigslist that suggests that OLPC is looking for someone to write their business plan, and comments: Has anyone ever written a real business plan for this venture?

Reuters reports that Intel have backed out of the $100 Laptop project after the company OLPC suggested that Intel not sell their chips to competitive products in Africa and other regions. Reuters says:

Intel Corp said on Thursday it will drop out of the One Laptop Per Child project and resign from the board after the project's board demanded the chipmaker stop supporting other efforts in emerging markets… The OLPC board “had asked Intel to end its support for non-OLPC platforms including the Classmate PC and other systems,” Intel spokesman Chuck Mulloy said. “They wanted us to focus our support exclusively on the OLPC system.” Mulloy said Intel decided to drop out after six months of discussion.

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