The OLPC project has begun production and everyone wants to have a say. The articles I found all had slightly different slants or information, but not different enough to warrant posting each story as a separate entry. Of course, some opinions are far more positive than others!
Here are the links to the stories I found. If you want to add other links in the comments, feel free.
$100 laptop' production begins (the BBC News)
Getting to know the OLPC's 'XO' (desktoplinux.com)