Microsoft's 'major' announcement could be tablet
Reported by: AP/UNBconnect
Reported on: Jun 17, 2012 09:33 am
Reported in: Technology
NEW YORK, June 17 (AP/UNB) — Speculation is building that Microsoft will unveil a tablet computer on Monday.The company was secretive when it invited media to an afternoon event in Los Angeles, saying it would be a "major" announcement and would not divulge the location until Monday morning.In an email, the company had said, "This will be a major Microsoft announcement — you will not want to miss it."Several media outlets, including The New York Times, cited unnamed sources saying that Microsoft will launch its own tablet to boost its new Windows 8 operating system and counter Apple's hot-selling iPad.Microsoft declined to comment.Microsoft is preparing to release its new operating system, Windows 8, which works across laptop computers, tablets and even televisions.
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