US White House meets industry to discuss drones and other technologies

The US White House is meeting representatives of the tech industry to discuss ways in which the government can support advancements in drones and other new technologies. Drone companies, network providers, and venture capitalists are meeting president Donald Trump to look at how the USA ‘can maintain its leadership creating and fostering entirely new technologies that will drive […] economic growth’, says Michael Kratsios, White House’s deputy chief  technology officer. According to Kratios, cited by Reuters, the US administration wants to promote the development and commercialisation of emerging technologies and speed up the development of drones and 5G technology.