The government of Peru will run the first-ever trial of the One Laptop Per Child association's low-cost XO laptop running on Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, putting the nation at the heart of a software controversy, reports PC World. The little green laptop, which OLPC is trying to reduce to just $100 per device, will be given out to school children throughout Peru for use over the next nine months as part of the trial. Currently, the XO costs around $200 to build.

Kids and their teachers will use the laptops as part of efforts to introduce more technology into


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