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Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government”

Well that was back before Trump tried to pass a travel ban on majority-Muslim countries and ordered a review of the H1-B visa program for foreign workers.

The administration drew a mix of flattery and policy requests from the assembled technology leaders and university officials.

Cook also asked Trump to make computer coding a requirement in every public school in the United States.

The executives in attendance also included Safra Catz, Co-Chief Executive of Oracle; Alex Karp, CEO of Palantir; Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel; Tom Leighton, CEO of Akamai; Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP; Steven Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm; Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft; and Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM. In 2015, the U.S. government made at least 7,000 separate IT investments and some agencies were using systems that had components at least 50 years old.

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This will be the first event for a technology-focused group within the White House Office of American Innovation, which seeks to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.

Silicon Valley and Donald Trump have disagreed on many issues, most notably Trump's recent decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord and issues surrounding immigration.

Trump's efforts to reach out to Silicon Valley follow the example of former president Barack Obama, who met regularly with technology executives and launched the U.S. Digital Service in an effort to recruit private-sector talent and modernize government.

He said the administration was scrapping unneeded regulations for government computing systems, such as a rule on preventing Y2K issues.

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Among the highlights: Peter Thiel, a Facebook investor and a supporter of President Trump, praised the president and his administration for "doing well".

The White House is seeking to shrink government, reduce the federal workforce and eliminate regulations.

Intel unveiled plans at the Oval Office in February to invest more than $7 billion in an Arizona factory, a move that Trump portrayed as a win for US workers. The White House is also interested in using new technologies like big data and machine learning to tackle issues like illegal immigration and federal resource fraud.

Cook also offered advice to Trump, suggesting that the federal government needs to be more focused on the people, which was not how it now operated.

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Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, who has castigated Trump for his travel ban and the US withdrawal from the Paris climate treaty, responded with praise for Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who is leading the administration's technology sector outreach. Even so, White House officials said there was no reluctance by executives or investors to participate in Monday's meeting, which was aimed at discussing how to upgrade government technology.



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