Report claims Microsoft campus was targeted for theft, but thieves only stole iPads and nothing else

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According to a report from the Palo Alto Daily Post, Microsoft’s Silicon Valley campus was the victim of a theft during the holiday break. So how many Surface devices or Windows 8 retail boxes were taken? None. The thieves stole 5 different Apple iPads.

“Microsoft’s campus in Mountain View is presumably loaded with Microsoft’s latest and greatest products, but a thief decided to steal five Apple iPads from the company’s offices instead,” the story reads. Apparently, two iPad 2s, two iPad 3s, and one iPad 4 was stolen. The story also mentions at the end that “no Microsoft products were reported stolen.”

Rumors are suggesting that this report is a fake but the guys over that GeekWire suggest it is real. “There’s some speculation that it’s a spoof, but the details including the name of the officer, the reporter and the address of the Microsoft campus in Mountain View all appear legitimate, and we also found an online reference to the police report,” GeekWire adds. You be the judge.

Update: Geekwire confirmed with the Daily Post that this story is in fact true.


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