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NY Times: Oracle to Form New Company for Network Computing

“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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