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Microsoft shareholders meet in Washington state

Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer speaks during Microsoft's annual meeting of shareholders, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Bellevue, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) -- Microsoft Corp. held its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday.

Top executives, including CEO Steve Ballmer, took questions at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.

Ballmer was questioned about the company's share price, compared to other tech companies like Apple Inc. and Google Inc. Ballmer also spoke about the upcoming Office 2013 software.