Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    Form 8-K
                                 Current Report
                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                                October 17, 2002
                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

                           APPIANT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

           Delaware                   0-21999                  84-1360852
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(State or other Jurisdiction    (S.E.C. File Number)         (IRS Employer
     of Incorporation)                                     Identification No.)

                                6663 Owens Drive
                              Pleasanton, CA 94588
          (Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

                                 (925) 251-3200
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

                                 Not applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Item  5.  Other  events.

     On  October  10,  2002,  the Company received notice from NASDAQ indicating
that,  in  addition to shareholder approval and bid price deficiencies set forth
in  Marketplace  Rules 4350(i)(1)(B) and 4350(i)(1)(D)(ii), the Company does not
comply  with  the annual meeting and proxy requirements set forth in Marketplace
Rule  4815(b)  and  the  Company's  securities are subject to delisting from the
NASDAQ  Small  Cap  Market.


     The  Company included annual meeting and proxy information that would allow
it to regain compliance with Marketplace Rule 4815(b), with it formal submission
to the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Hearing Panel hearing scheduled for October
17,  2002  and  the delisting of the Company's securities will be stayed pending
the  Panel's decision.   There can be no assurance that the Panel will grant the
Company's  request  for  continued  listing.


     Pursuant  to  the  requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant  has  duly  caused  this  report  to  be  signed on its behalf by the
undersigned  hereunto  duly  authorized.

                                       Appiant Technologies, Inc.

October 17, 2002             By:  /s/  Douglas S. Zorn
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                                       Douglas S. Zorn
                                       President & CEO