Speaking to shareholders and the media alike, Steve Ballmer went on record today to talk about Microsoft's future. One of the most interesting tidbits of information that Ballmer disclosed was the current state of Office 14. The suite was expected for release Ballmer also touched on various other topics, mentioning that Microsoft wants to retain a dominant share of operating systems in netbooks. He also admitted that IE is continuing to lose share, but believes that IE8 will turn that around. He mentioned they see both Apple and the Linux movement as competitors, and wouldn't be surprised to see Android-based PCs coming soon.