Original Link: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/microsoft-admits-risk-in-tablet-plans/?smid=tw-share

NY Times:

In an annual report that it submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission […] Microsoft acknowledges that its Surface family of tablet computers could weaken support for Windows among Microsoft’s partners in the PC industry, known as original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs for short.

The company says in the document that “our Surface devices will compete with products made by our OEM partners, which may affect their commitment to our platform.”