Will the Surface Rollout Succeed? The last week has not been kind to Microsoft. Steve Ballmer’s description of “modest” sales of the Surface and the no-show of the Surface Pro has me wondering if the Surface line of business is being bungled. Add to that the firing of Windows Evangelist, Steve Sinofsky and...

Microsoft new competitor to the iPad, the Microsoft Surface, today went on sale at all Microsoft retail, holiday and online stores in the United States and Canada. Running Windows 8 RT, the Surface is intended to showcase the new Windows 8 operating system. Choosing to produce the Surface was a strategic...