Microsoft wants to bring computing to a further one billion people by 2015.  

The Microsoft initiative was launched by Bill Gates in Beijing under the banner of its Unlimited Potential scheme, a program aimed at bridging the digital divide.

Five million of the laptops will be start to be delivered this summer to countries including Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Rwanda, Nigeria, Libya, Pakistan and Thailand.

BBC News has more details about Xo & Microsoft here 

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