Computer News - In Brief

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- Intel Corporation has helped Zinox Computers produce two low cost notebooks known as the Zinox Classmate and the Zinox Smart Star Plus to meet the computing needs of scholars, students and their lecturers. These products supervised and certified by Intel are powered by the very latest Intel Atom processor. The notebooks are priced below $400.

- The Rwandan government has plans to import up to 100,000 computers this year to boost the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) programme that was launched by President Paul Kagame last September.