November 11, 2000
Netpliance quits Web appliance business
Author: JT Smith
Netpliance is getting out of the Internet appliance business. The company says it will immediately stop selling its I-opener Web device and start licensing the technology to AT&T and other interested companies. The I-opener sparked interest in the open source community earlier this year when users figured out how to modify the device to serve as an inexpensive Linux terminal. CNET News.com has the full story.