Source: The Verge
quote: Is Ballmer eying market penetration with his 7-inch surprise?
quote: That in turn inspired Google Inc. // to pop in a 7-incher of their own
quote: although its iPad Mini offering came up a bit short
quote: CEO Steve Ballmer has big plans to penetrate this growing market
quote: That leaves one gaping hole in the lineup.
quote: Microsoft built its own small factory in China to keep a tighter grip
quote: add a new member to the Xbox brand.
quote: looks to fill that void
quote: abort the fledgling tablet. ... after conceiving and incubating the Courier concept ... to finally pop its first first-party tablet hardware out.