Today in Apple history: Larry Ellison calls off Apple takeover plans

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April 29, 1997: Steve Jobs’ friend Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, calls off his bid to take over Apple. Ellison’s plan is to reinstall Jobs, who is then just an adviser to Apple CEO Gil Amelio, as the company’s chief executive. He also wants to take Apple private again. At the time, Jobs had recently […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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