CNET News.com: Gateway unloads Amiga name

“Personal computer maker Gateway signed a deal to sell its
Amiga trademarks and computer systems to Amino Development
, the companies said today.

The news marks another chapter in the Amiga saga. Gateway said
in September that it had scrapped plans to develop a new Amiga
machine. At the time, the PC maker said its Amiga subsidiary would
focus on opportunities in the emerging information-appliance market
and redefine itself as a software company.”

“Gateway senior vice president Peter Ashkin said in a statement
the company elected to sell the Amiga name after deciding to wrap
Amiga’s software engineering function into Gateway’s product
development systems.”

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