Trump administration to hold roundtable with tech executives on innovation

Vastavam web: The Trump administration, which has had sometimes strained relations with high-technology companies, will meet with top tech executives next week to discuss innovation and future jobs, several companies attending and a White House official said on Thursday. Chief executives expected to participate include Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) Satya Nadella, Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Sundar Pichai, Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM.O) Steven Mollenkopf and Oracle Corp’s (ORCL.N) Safra Catz, a White House official confirmed. Others have been invited but not yet confirmed they will attend the roundtable discussions. Microsoft and Oracle separately confirmed they would take part. The sessions will focus on jobs of the future in the technology space, the White House official said.