Microsoft (MSFT +0.6%) will launch a 7.9" Surface tablet at the end of June (presumably at the...

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Microsoft (MSFT +0.6%) will launch a 7.9" Surface tablet at the end of June (presumably at the BUILD conference), says Digitimes; the hit-and-miss site adds Samsung will supply the displays. Given Windows 8.1's support for smaller displays and past reports (I, II) about a smaller Surface tablet, the question seems to be one of "when," rather than "if." All signs suggest 2013 Surface sales have been weak, though the Intel-powered Surface Pro has carved out a niche.