Minggu, 30 November 2008

Attention Microsoft for Education

Microsoft, the world's largest software company, Tuesday announced yesterday one of the steps the education of children capable. This program is set aside for needy children in the United States. By adopting a version of Windows XP that is, Microsoft has the provision of free laptop to the children.

In addition, this step was taken in order to repress the Microsoft rivalnya, Linux, in the controlled market. Because as we know, Linux is free, so that children who are less able will choose as the Linux Operating System. Moreover, the latest versions Linux is currently more mature in the face interaction. Of course, this is not good news for Microsoft.

Therefore reasonable if Microsoft cope with the program non-profit One Laptop per Child Foundation's small green-and-white XO laptop. As This interview with Reuters in insulin Pole, Vice President of Microsoft Corp.. also, "We budgeted amount of funds that is not a little to this project."

This program will begin at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the plan will begin with the produce worth $ 188 laptop in China in the coming weeks, the sale is also planned to support the millions of school children both in Asia, Africa, and Latin Amerka. This foundation will also sell a laptop-laptop for $ 400 in the United States and Canada in order to gather support for the fund.

If this foundation can meet the target in producing millions of laptops equipped with Windows for school children throughout the world, then steps to hold the Windows operating system market will be more stable.

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