Oracle Corp. chairman Larry Ellison is banking that he didn't have the wrong product five years agoonly the wrong market. This time, he's targeting your schools.
Ellison unveiled a $199 internet machine on May 8 targeted at the education and consumer markets. The presentation was made before an audience of students at a performing arts high school in Dallas.
Calling it "this amazing $199 computer," Ellison said the device "is going to allow us to put a computer on every child's desk" by 2005.
Five years ago, Oracle and Sun Microsystems Inc. joined forces to...