Microsoft increases Surface tablet production

December 11, 2012

(AP)—Microsoft says it's increasing production of its Surface tablets and will sell them in more stores. Staples says it will start carrying them starting Wednesday.

The Surface is the first is selling under its own brand, and the company is promoting it heavily after its late-October launch. But reviews have been mixed, and there have been few signs that the tablet is flying off the shelves. So far, Microsoft has been selling it online and through its own stores.

Microsoft says other stores in the U.S. and Australia will now carry the , and more countries will be added within months. Microsoft's holiday stores will stay in operation into the new year.

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