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The White House will meet with tech execs to talk ‘transformational ideas’

Top tech directors from Google, Microsoft, Qualcomm and Oracle will honcho to the White House next Thursday to discuss “bold, transformational ideas” focused on U.S. innovation.

The meeting, enclose as a “roundtable discussion” by The Wall street Journal, is expected to cover a broad range of rising tech topics, from 5G to AI to quantum computing, which “can help ensure U.S. leadership in industries of the future, ” according to a White House email.

The meeting follows longstanding antagonisms between the Trump administration and many large-scale tech firms over policy decisions, wandering from social issues like LGBTQ rights and immigration to trade excises.

Notably absent is Amazon, which participated in early White House meetings, but has grown increasingly at odds with the government of the united states as Trump has specifically targeted Washington Post owner, Jeff Bezos. Twitter, Facebook and Google have all likewise been in the president’s cross-hairs over the allegations of media bias and” shadow censoring .”

Along with CEOs like Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai( who is also scheduled to testify in front of the House a daylight prior ), Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian and private equity conglomerate Blackstone’s Steve Schwarzman will likewise be in attendance.

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