Tech CEOs descend on the White House


With help from John Hendel and Nancy Scola

DRIVING THE DAY: TECH CEOS DESCEND ON WHITE HOUSE — “Tech industry leaders from companies like Apple, Amazon and Google are set to head to the White House Monday to brainstorm on how to improve the government’s creaky IT systems — aiming to find common ground with the Trump administration after weeks of tension over climate change, immigration and other policies,” Nancy and Steven report. “The official focus of the meeting has non-partisan appeal: upgrading federal systems that one senior White House official described as ‘in some cases 10 to 20 years out of date.’ And the tech giants could stand to benefit if the government moves to modernize with the help of their hardware, software and cloud-computing services.”

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“But the gathering comes at a low point in the tumultuous relationship between President Trump and Silicon Valley, with many in the tech…

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