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Adding insult to injury, Microsoft was slapped with a lawsuit this week that charges the firm with misleading investors on the poor sales of its Surface RT tablets.
A class action lawsuit was filed against Microsoft this week alleging it deliberately misstated financial information over an eight-week period earlier this year.
Microsoft this week reported an unexpected $900 million charge for its inventory of unsold Surface RT tablets. This comes just after a dramatic price cut of up to $150, bringing the least-expensive model of the Surface RT to $349.
Microsoft may be planning to combine the Windows operating system for smartphones and tablets by 2015, according to a Russian website report cited by Computerworld.
Microsoft will start selling the Windows RT version of its highly anticipated Surface tablet on October 26, with a price that may start at as low as $199.00.