“Research spending and technology exports were some of the menu items Thursday evening when President Barack Obama sat down for dinner with corporate chieftains from Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google Inc.,” Jared A. Favole reports for The Wall Street Journal.
“At the home of venture capitalist John Doerr just outside San Francisco, Mr. Obama met with Apple’s Steve Jobs, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Eric Schmidt, among others,” Favole reports. “The overall aim of the meeting was for Mr. Obama to discuss his competitiveness agenda, and to find new ways the government and private sector can work together to lift the shaky economy.”
Favole reports, “It is unclear how specific discussions got on areas such as taxes. The business community, and technology companies in particular, have raised concerns about Mr. Obama’s proposal to boost taxes on overseas income.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]