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NY Times: Oracle to Form New Company for Network Computing

Oct 28, 1999, 15:44 (0 Talkback[s])

"The Oracle Corporation, the largest database software company, plans to create a new company that will sell $199 network computers, its chief executive, Lawrence Ellison, said Wednesday."

"The new computers will use the Linux operating system, Netscape Navigator Web browser and an Intel microprocessor, Ellison said. The new company is likely to sell shares in an initial stock offering, Ellison said, without giving a specific timetable."

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