The Trump administration will be meeting with top tech execs


The Trump administration, which has had strained relations with technology companies, is meeting Thursday with top tech executives to discuss innovation and the future of jobs.

Chief executive officers expected to participate include Microsoft Corp’s Satya Nadella, Alphabet Inc’s Sundar Pichai, Qualcomm Inc’s Steven Mollenkopf and Oracle Corp’s Safra Catz, the White House said.

The “internal working session” will focus on artificial intelligence, quantum computing and next-generation 5G wireless communications. “We would like their bold ideas to ensure American dominance” on AI, 5G, quantum computing and advanced manufacturing, a senior White House official said.

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and senior advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the president’s daughter and son-in-law, will be at the session, which is closed to the press, unlike…



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