FILE- In this Monday, June 18, 2012, file photo, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveils its"Surface", a new tablet computer to compete with Apple's iPad at Hollywood's Milk Studios in Los Angeles. Microsoft announced Monday, June 25, 2012, that is paying $1.2 billion to buy Yammer, an Internet startup that has built a social network similar to Facebook for the business world. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Microsoft will open several news stores during the holiday season, including one at Westfarms Mall.
The store will open this fall and remain open through the holiday and into 2013.