Apple grants Newton a stay of execution...for now

Taking a page from IBM's OS/2 playbook, Apple has decided to proceed with new models of Newton next month, despite the fact that they continue to lose money on the product. The Newton MessagePad 2000 and Newton eMate 300 will ship as planned. Recently, Apple CEO Gil Amelio has hinted that the Newton would be sold; it is still likely that the technology will be sold or licensed to one or more companies eventually. These new models may be Newton's last stand

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