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Three of tech's top CEOs to skip Obama cybersecurity summit

Relations between White House and Silicon Valley have frayed over privacy issues

Bloomberg  |  Washington 

The top executives of Google Inc, Yahoo! Inc and Facebook Inc won't attend President Barack Obama's cybersecurity summit on Friday, at a time when relations between the White House and Silicon Valley have frayed over privacy issues. Facebook Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and Google's Larry Page and Eric Schmidt were all invited but won't attend the public conference at Stanford University, according to the companies. Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook is planning to show to the event, where Obama is scheduled to give the keynote speech ...

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First Published: Fri, February 13 2015. 00:02 IST
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