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April 22, 2009 by

Low Power Computing: African results

Our friends at Computer Aid, the charity that supplies refurbished PCs to developing countries, have published their follow-up to the low-power computer testing that ZDNet UK carried out last year.A year ago, ZDNet produced a five-strong shortlist (ASUS Eee, OLPC XO, Intel Classmate, Inveneo Computing Station and NComputing X300) based on performance and power consumption measurements.

April 4, 2009 by

HP does good by India with expanded tech recycling program

Hewlett-Packard has shored up its recycling program in India, moving outside of its corporate focus to accommodate consumers and smaller businesses. Under the program, starting May 15, HP customers can drop various HP-branded technology (including printers, scanners, fax machines, notebook and desktop PCs, monitors, handhelds, cameras and other components) at 17 locations in nine Indian cities.

September 27, 2006 by

NComputing's $70 PC

NComputing is taking the old time sharing concept and applying it to PCs for about $70 per user. "NComputing is a way to deploy technology at the bottom end of the economic spectrum," said company CEO Steve Dukker during his six-minute demo at DemoFall 2006.

April 1, 2004 by

Dell admits Indian mistake

The PC maker has 'learnt its lesson' from customer complaints that forced it to bring some call-centre work back in-house after it had been outsourced to India

November 6, 2000 by

India launching PCs-in-schools push

India's ministry of information technology is amassing a list of schools to be beneficiaries of an IT education plan for computer literacy. The project includes outfitting 60,000 schools with 600,000 PCs (10 per school) over the next five years.


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