Oracle Corp. chairman Larry Ellison is banking that he didn't have the wrong product five years ago—only 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


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