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Tech titans make pilgrimage to white house to discuss govt systems

Top technology executives visited White House to discuss a potential upgrade of govt technology

Cecilia Kang | NYT 

Silicon Valley is fuming about President Trump’s stance on climate and immigration, but top technology executives still made a pilgrimage to the White House on Monday to discuss a potential upgrade of government technology. Timothy D. Cook of Apple, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Satya Nadella of Microsoft and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet were among 18 tech executives and investors — many of whom have criticised the Trump administration — who attended the four-hour afternoon session to discuss cloud computing and procurement systems run by government agencies. For many, it ...

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First Published: Wed, June 21 2017. 02:09 IST