Gdgt's Ryan Block follows up on yesterday's TechCrunch scoop on Amazon's (AMZN -1.7%) new tablet...

|By:, SA News Editor

Gdgt's Ryan Block follows up on yesterday's TechCrunch scoop on Amazon's (AMZN -1.7%) new tablet by adding Amazon's Kindle design team played no role in making the device, and that he's told the product is a "stopgap" rushed to market with the holiday season in mind. Amazon shares are noticeably underperforming the Nasdaq today.