"One month after the One Laptop Per Child charity went into mass
production with its $188 laptop, the Peruvian government has signed
a contract to purchase 260,000 units. Nicholas Negroponte, an MIT
professor and founder of the project, announced the deal on
Saturday. He also revealed that Mexican billionaire and longtime
friend, Carlos Slim, had ordered 50,000 units for distribution in
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