WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549


                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                                November 13, 2002


                           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        (Commission               (IRS Employer
      of incorporation)             File Number)          Identification No.)

                     6663 Owens Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588
               (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

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


(i)   On November 13, 2002, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ('PwC") resigned as the
      Company's independent accountants.

(ii)  PwC's reports on our financial statements for the past two fiscal years
      did not contain an adverse opinion or a disclaimer of opinion nor were
      qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope or accounting
      principle except that PwC's opinion on our 2001 financial statements
      included an explanatory paragraph expressing substantial doubt regarding
      our ability to continue as a going concern.

(iii) In connection with its audits for the two most recent fiscal years and
      through November 13, 2002, there have been no disagreements with PwC on
      any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement
      disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure, which disagreements if not
      resolved to the satisfaction of PwC would have caused them to make
      reference thereto in their report on the financial statements for such

(iv)  During the two most recent fiscal years and through November 13, 2002, PwC
      has advised management and the audit committee that it had identified one
      material control weakness and two reportable conditions regarding the
      Company's internal accounting controls.

      We have authorized PwC to respond fully to the inquiries of any successor
      independent accountants concerning this matter.

(v)   The Registrant has requested that PwC furnish it with a letter addressed
      to the SEC stating whether or not it agrees with the above statements.


     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.

                                               Appiant Technologies, Inc.

Date:  November 20, 2002                       /s/ Douglas S. Zorn
                                               Douglas S. Zorn
                                               Chief Executive Officer