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Microsoft losing money on Surface tablets

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 | More »

Microsoft Corp’s Surface tablets have yet to make any profit as sputtering sales have been eclipsed by advertising costs and an accounting charge, according to the software company’s annual report. The two tablet models, introduced in October and February to challenge Apple Inc’s p...


Flashback 2012: Hottest smartphones and tablets of the year

The year 2012 is about to end (and we don’t mean the end of the world like many predicted) and what a year it has been! In a way, it was a make-or-break year for a number of technology giants. The year saw the humbling of the Finnish handset-maker Nokia and the rise of Samsung. […]...

27 December, 2012 | More »

Microsoft tablet drive rattles PC maker

Before Microsoft held a press conference in June to announce its own-brand Surface tablet, the software company gave PC makers such as Acer advance warning that it was going to start competing with them – but it was not much of a heads-up. Campbell Kan, Acer’s president for personal computer g...

7 August, 2012 | More »

Microsoft Tackles iPad with Surface Tablet

Microsoft Corp introduced its own line of tablet computers on Monday at a much-hyped press event in Los Angeles, marking a major strategic shift for the software giant as it struggles to compete with Apple Inc and re-invent its aging Windows franchise. The new tablet line, named Surface, includes a...

19 June, 2012 | More »