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Photos: Hu, Gates and Ballmer

China President Hu Jintao pays a visit to Microsoft's headquarters to meet execs and get a look at new technology.

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Topic: China
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Hu, Ballmer, Gates

En route to a meeting with President Bush, Chinese President Hu Jintao (left) stops off in the Seattle area Tuesday to meet with U.S. economic powerhouses Microsoft and Boeing. Here he shares a light moment with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (center) and Chairman Bill Gates (right).

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Home of the future

Microsoft China executive Tim Chen (right) presents some of the company's technology to Hu (second from right), who had been especially interested to find out more about Microsoft's "home of the future."

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Hu at Microsoft headquarters

At Microsoft's headquarters, Hu gets a look at a multipanel display.

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