the Technology company Microsoft announced the closure of its stores around the world. Now the Corporation will be able to sell their goods and services online only. This was reported on the official website of Microsoft.

At the moment the Corporation has 82 outlets, 73 of which are in the USA and the rest in Canada, UK, Australia and Puerto Rico. However, they remain open retail outlets in the corporate centers of the company’s Microsoft Experience Center in new York, London, Sydney, and Redmond.

“We are grateful to customers, Microsoft stores, and look forward to the opportunity to provide them services online”, — stated in the message. The company also said that in the epidemic of the coronavirus qualified Microsoft engineers proved that we can successfully provide services without personal contact with the client. This guide is not planning to reduce staff.

Earlier it was reported that Microsoft refused to sell US police their technology of facial recognition. the Corporation stressed that it did not do this as long as the country does not appear in the legislation governing the rules of use of this technology by police.