Boy, this sure does give new meaning to the phrase, neighbors from hell. It is no surprise that Microsoft is overly keen to ramp up its retail presence, particularly across the United States. The technology titan is poised to add several new stores to its network in the country. But word is that the company is...

According to analysts from Piper Jaffray, Black Friday sales for Microsoft weren’t exactly that hot, at least not over at the Mall of America. One of the most popular shopping centers in the world, this should give us a good idea of overall Black Friday traffic, but unfortunately it paints a somewhat grim...