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India announces $35 tablet computer to help lift villagers out of poverty

Washington Post: India introduced a cheap tablet computer Wednesday, saying it would deliver modern technology to the countryside to help lift villagers out of poverty.

The computer, called Aakash, or “sky” in Hindi, is the latest in a series of “world’s cheapest” innovations in India that include a 100,000 rupee ($2,040) compact Nano car, a 750 rupee ($15) water purifier and $2,000 open-heart surgery.

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-Mezzo-1888d ago

Didn't they got busted like 5-6 months ago, they bought these tablets from China.

Not Sure Though.

Captain Tuttle1888d ago

They gotta change their mores before anything happens.