How Did Apple Let Kinect Slip Through Its Fingers?Sam Biddle11/05/10 5:40pm5881EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissBlock for gizmodoHide The year is 2008. Inon Beracha, CEO of the company that engineered the brain of what is now Microsoft's shiny Kinect, is trying to find a buyer for the miracle tech. He tried Apple. No dice. Why? It was complicated.