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ABC News/AP: Net Profit; Oracle Unveils $199 Internet Machine [Running Linux]

May 09, 2000, 19:56 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Koenig)

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

"Ellison unveiled a $199 Internet machine Monday 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."

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