Obama calls on tech industry at SXSW to help solve nation’s problems

AUSTIN — President Obama on Friday called on the tech industry to help solve some of Washington’s thorniest problems — from upgrading outdated federal networks to connecting rural classrooms to resolving the national privacy vs.

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President Obama called on the tech industry Friday to help solve some of Washington’s thorniest problems — from upgrading outdated federal networks to connecting rural classrooms to resolving the national privacy vs. security debate sparked by the current legal battle between Apple and the FBI.  “The reason I’m here is to recruit all of you,” he said. “We can start coming up with new platforms, new ideas across disciplines and across skill sets to solve some of the big problems we’re facing today.”

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