The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting billionaire founder of Oracle

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Larry Ellison.

Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of international mega-giant Oracle, is one of the most interesting figures in tech.

From yacht racing to buying whole Hawaiian islands to trash-talking competitors, it's always a wonder to see what Ellison is going to do next.

Here's how he went from two-time college dropout all the way to international playboy: