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The Man Who Mooned Larry Ellison

Hasso Plattner has a score to settle with Larry Ellison. The men are not just fierce rivals in the business-software market; they have tested their mettle at sea. Seven years ago, during a race off Hawaii, Plattner's yacht snapped its mast. As Ellison's Sayonara sailed to victory, his support boat passed Plattner's struggling vessel without offering to help—an act of unsportsmanlike behavior. The chairman of SAP says he was so disgusted he dropped his pants and gave the Oracle chief's crew a full view of his backside. more...


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