Oracle founder charts radical new future

Relaxing off the Spanish coast on the deck of Rising Sun, his $200 million, 453-foot super yacht, Larry Ellison is a remarkably calm billionaire, all things considered. ‘Ask me anything,’ he implores Times Online.


Just hours earlier, the software tycoon’s BMW Oracle team has lost to Luna Rossa, the Italian boat, in the America’s Cup, the yachting competition in which, famously, ‘there is no second place’.