OLPC, Microsoft working on dual-boot XO laptop

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jan 11, 2008 7:06 AM EDT
ZDNet Asia; By Tom Krazit
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Apparently Nick Negroponte is willing to work with some huge powerful corporations whose interests compete with his own. Negroponte told IDG News Service Wednesday that the OLPC project is working with Microsoft on a version of the XO laptop that would be capable of booting either Linux--the current OS--or Windows. It appears the two organizations are shooting for something like Apple's Boot Camp: not true virtualization, but the ability to boot either operating system depending on the applications you'd need to run

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