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Top tech execs to skip Obama cybersecurity summit

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 05:50
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Key executives who will not be at the cybersecurity summit are: Google's Mr Page (left) and Mr Schmidt (right), Yahoo's Ms Mayer, and Facebook's Mr Zuckerberg.
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Key executives who will not be at the cybersecurity summit are: Google's Mr Page and Mr Schmidt, Yahoo's Ms Mayer (above), and Facebook's Mr Zuckerberg.
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Key executives who will not be at the cybersecurity summit are: Google's Mr Page and Mr Schmidt, Yahoo's Ms Mayer, and Facebook's Mr Zuckerberg (above).
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Apple's Mr Cook (above), however, plans to show up at the event, where Mr Obama is scheduled to give the keynote speech.

Washington

THE top executives of Google Inc, Yahoo! Inc and Facebook Inc won't attend President Barack Obama's cybersecurity summit on Friday, at a time when relations between the White House and Silicon Valley have frayed over privacy issues.

Facebook chairman and chief executive