Nearly 3.500 Magalhães laptops left in schools

Two years after the suspension of the 'e.escolinha' programme, 3,435 Magalhães computers are yet to get at schools of the 1st cycle of basic education throughout the country. The data were revealed by the Ministry of Education and Science (MEC) to the Lusa Agency, according to the newspaper Diário de Notícias. The ministry said the new computers derived from"registrations that have not resulted in effective acquisition by parents and guardians," predicting the distribution of these Read more [...]
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JP Sá Couto trial for tax evasion

The company that produces the Magalhães computer, JP Sá Couto, began yesterday to be tried for conspiracy and tax fraud in the amount of 72 thousand euros. At issue is the investigation of the case "carousel" known for leaking to the Treasury by 20 computer companies. The state now claims an amount exceeding 5 million for non-payment of VAT between 2001 and 2002. According to the Correio da Manhã, the defense attorney of JP Sá Couto has claimed that "the purchases and sales made ​​by Read more [...]
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Magalhães laptops used in Mexican Census

Magalhães laptop was the equipment  chosen by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico (INEGI) for the collection of Census data on teachers and students for the development of an Atlas Educational of the country. At stake are 20 thousand Magalhães computers  that will serve as a working tool to elements that will travel to schools to collect data. According to news site "Veja Portugal", the business did yeld to the JP - Inspiring Knowledge, nearly five million Read more [...]
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Sócrates comments Portas praise to Magalhães laptop

The former Prime Minister José Sócrates, responsible for the implementation of the 'e.escolinha' programme, on basic education, criticizes the attitude of the current Foreign Minister, Paulo Portas, about the praise he has made to ​​the computer Magalhães during a visit to Mexico. Asked by a spectator in the TV weekly show "The Opinion of José Sócrates" (RTP),  broadcasted on Sunday, the former Prime Minister recalled that during the implementation of the measure, the political opposition Read more [...]
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Two versions of Magalhães awarded at Computex

JP Inspiring Knowledge received two awards for the design of new Magalhães computers, in the 2013 edition of the largest Asian technology fair, Computex. The winning models in the category "Computers and systems" for education were the computer Pupil 108 convertible, equipped with Windows 8, and 'tablet' Any 301. According to the Jornal de Negócios, the president of JP Inspiring Knowledge, Jorge Sá Couto, highlighted the company's continued success in collecting international prizes, Read more [...]
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