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Trump’s technology summit draws big names

The four-hour event is the first major meeting of the American Technology Council, a new group that Trump commissioned in May that’s being led by Jared Kushner, the president’s senior adviser and son-in-law.

The agenda will include working sessions on issues including cyber security, big data, fraud detection, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, according to a White House document outlining the program.

A who’s who of technology names is expected to attend, including Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, Oracle Co-CEO Safra Catz and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.

“While the government is responsible for providing services for citizens, private industry has the luxury of being able to provide truly specialized user experiences,” the White House document says. More here.




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.