It seems as if the $100 laptop (give or take a few bucks) has been discussed forever, but the first ones appear to have finally been built and shipped. The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project says it has received its first 10 from Quanta, its Taiwanese manufacturing partner.
Read this update from C|Net’s Crave with more news on the project from C|Net (including a slideshow) and ZDNet. Previously from WNM: The $100 laptop costs $140. Renamed the “Children’s Machine 1″, Is $100 laptop project flawed? and The Future of Computing (according to Nicholas Negroponte). Contribute your knowledge of the project to the Whats New Media Wiki.
Update: One Laptop Per Child user interface – In pictures from ZDNet