Microsoft Faces Class-Action Suit Over Surface RT Sales

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Microsoft on behalf of shareholders who say they were misled by Microsoft executives about how well the Surface RT tablets were selling. The lawsuit alleges that Microsoft and its officers including CEO Steve Ballmer, former CFO Peter Klein, CAO Frank Brod, and former Windows marketing head Tami Reller, violated federal securities laws by issuing false and misleading statements regarding the financial performance of the Surface RT.