Microsoft CEO says Surface sales 'starting modestly,' DJ reports
Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer says sales of the company's Surface tablet are "starting modestly," Dow Jones reports, citing an interview with French daily Le Parisien. Ballmer says the modest figures are due to the Surface only being available online and in a few Microsoft stores int he U.S. In the three months following the tablet's launch, Microsoft is planning to offer a high-end version of the tablet equipped with Intel's (INTC) new processor.
Google (Look at Android now) and Microsoft will reap the benefits.
But this time, the volume of these devices is huge compared to "PC". The volume is what will drive Intel's revenues with Intel starting at ZERO market share.