Tuesday December 11, 2012

Microsoft Ups Surface Production, To Sell In More Stores

Wait, just last week all the analysts said Microsoft was cutting production of the Surface, not ramping it up. Makes you wnder where all those analyst get their info. confused

Microsoft Corp has stepped up manufacturing of the Surface tablet, its new device designed to counter Apple Inc's iPad, and will introduce it to third-party retailers this week. The moves suggest Microsoft is seeing some demand for its first own-brand computer in the crucial holiday shopping season, although it has yet to divulge any sales figures. "The public reaction to Surface has been exciting to see," said Panos Panay, general manager of Microsoft's Surface project, which forms part of the company's Windows unit.