OLPC Is F'd: Defected XO Laptop Designer Plans New $75 Laptop

Mary Lou Jepsen, the XO laptop's designer and OLPC's CTO, split from the project a little over a week ago to "commercialize" some of the tech she developed for the project—the display in particular—through a for-profit venture, Pixel-Qi. Probable result: a new generation of OLPC competitors from commercial outfits.… » 1/10/08 3:31pm 1/10/08 3:31pm