OLPC laptop shipments delayed until third quarter

Shipments of the XO notebook PC for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project will likely be delayed until the third quarter, the manufacturer said Friday.

Quanta Computer Inc., the world's largest contract laptop PC manufacturer, had earlier predicted shipments could start as early as July, but software adjustments by the OLPC group have pushed the schedule back to the third quarter.

"The hardware is pretty much in place," a company representative said.

OLPC laptop shipments delayed until third quarter.

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