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CNET News.com: Oracle's new Net appliance worth pretty penny on Amazon

Jul 08, 2000, 01:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Kanellos)

"Oracle's first New Internet Computers (NICs) are fetching bids of more than $550--more than the expected retail price tag--on an Amazon.com auction."

"Although the first 10 NICs being auctioned come with certificates of authenticity signed by chief executive Larry Ellison himself, the current auction price tag (excluding $59 for shipping) far exceeds the expected retail price for these computers when they hit the shelves next week."

"The New Internet Computer Co. (NICC), a division of Oracle, plans to sell the appliances on its Web site. With a monitor, the NICs will cost $328--still less [than] the latest bids on Amazon. Without a monitor, the NIC will sell for $199."

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