Microsoft''s Silicon Valley research centre has been raided by thieves, who stole only stole a collection of Apple iPads.
Five Apple iPads, worth over 3,000 dollars were stolen some time between December 19 and 26, police said.
According to the Telegraph, two iPad 2s, two third generation iPads and one fourth generation iPad were taken from three offices at Microsoft''s Mountain View research and development complex.
Microsoft employees reported the theft when they returned to work after the Christmas break.
Police said no Microsoft products were reported stolen.
The report said that the building targeted is reported to be the base for the Microsoft team that builds software for Apple hardware so the presence of iPads is unsurprising.