Thailand: No $100 Laptop

Technology blog Engadget reports that Thailand is pulling out of the $100 laptop project for its schools. “Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was a big fan of NickNeg's pet project, but sadly, his countrymen kicked him out of office in September, making Thailand somewhat of a tough sell now.”

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