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U.S. tech titans urge Trump to tackle skills gap

U.S. tech titans urge Trump to tackle skills gap”

This was due to "a conflict" according to the company - which did not smother rumours that the CEO is seeking to distance himself from the Trump administration as he considers his own presidential bid in the future.

Following the meeting, as well, Trump said that the government had to "catch up" with the private sector in everything from better services for citizens to stronger defense from cyber attacks.

"America should be the global leader in government technology just as we are in every other aspect, and we are going to start our big edge again in technology - such an important industry".

The meeting Monday of the American Technology Council, which Trump commissioned in May and which is being shepherded by Kushner, kicks off a week of administration events themed on technology.

What is really more likely is that the they are brown-nosing their way to for lucrative United States government contracts which are up for grabs as the government upgrades its computing systems. Top tech executives including Apple's Tim Cook, Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz were among 18 tech executives and investors who met the Trump administration to discuss a potential upgrade of the government's computing systems.

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The White House wants to update government information technology systems, cut costs, eliminate waste and improve service.

"Many warned me bureaucracy would resist any change we tried to implement".

The Guardian reported the CEOs used the meeting to push their company's agenda. Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged Trump's claims that the government needed to modernize and urged the president to ensure that coding becomes a requirement in schools, an issue that Cook has been incredibly vocal about in the past.

Executives who attended the summit included IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Qualcomm's Steven Mollenkopf and Peter Thiel of the Founders Fund. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that their political differences wouldn't hinder their working together. He stepped down from a number of White House advisory councils after a different controversial Trump decision - withdrawing the US from the Paris climate agreement.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who once served as an economic advisor to the president, has already announced that he would step down following Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and International Business Machines Corp.

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