Of late, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has spoken on issues throughout the industry, including everything from giving accounts of Digital's NC woes with Microsoft and Andy Grove's push for Unix, to saying he could have owned Apple. He's also embracing Linux through partnerships with four vendors and revealing his firm's Net focus through details on the upcoming Oracle 8i database.
Ellison calls Gates the PC pope
update "Bill Gates...decides who's going to build a PC," Oracle's chief tells a press gathering, describing Unix and NC initiatives stymied by the software giant.
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