A Mock Business Plan for the New Microsoft Stores

“Coming Soon, to a Mall Near You” So if you haven’t check your favorite news site already, Microsoft has announced plans to open retail stores (for real – we’ve even hired a VP to do it). Initial, knee-jerk thoughts vary greatly, from the “what are they thinking” to “hey, that could work”.. I’m mixed on…

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First Take: Microsoft Surface at the Rio's iBar

During a recent trip to Las Vegas (yes, for business), I was able to visit the iBar at the Rio.  It recently installed six Microsoft Surface machines to add to the social experience at the bar (press release).  This was the first time I’d seen a Surface up close. For a Monday night, there were…

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