February 21, 2001
Microsoft: Oracle is cooking the books
Author: JT Smith
Microsoft and its incredible FUD machine pay a visit to New Orleans this week. The mission: Steal as much attention as possible from the AppWorld conference, at which Oracle plans to debut a few software tools that will seriously compete with Microsoft's .Net offerings. The plan: Start by calling Oracle CEO Larry Ellison names, and make indirect allegations of consumer fraud. ZDNet has the full story.