HUFFINGTON POST
03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Geez, Get A Decent Computer..." Bill Gates Disses MIT's Google-Backed $100 Laptop Project For Developing Countries...

Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT - news) Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates on Wednesday mocked a $100 laptop computer for developing countries being developed with the backing of rival Google Inc. (Nasdaq:GOOG - news) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The $100 laptop project seeks to provide inexpensive computers to people in developing countries. The computers lack many features found on a typical personal computer, such as a hard disk and software.

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