Wednesday January 29, 2020

Is Trump up to the tech challenge?

Barack Obama’s presidency saw improvements for tech, but there’s more to do

15th January, 2017
Obama brought the White House into the 21st century Pic: Getty

We’re in the final week of Barack Obama’s White House. He was the first United States president to write a line of code. His administration updated the White House’s ageing technology infrastructure, established the US Digital Services, created ‘internal start-up’ 18F, and hired Megan Smith as the first White House chief technology officer.

Under Obama, net neutrality was protected, which is vital to any business that relies...

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