Trump, Silicon Valley’s elite seek to smooth over frictions

By Dustin Volz and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who has made no secret of his disdain for the titans of Silicon Valley, will host executives from top technology companies for a meeting at his Manhattan tower on Wednesday. Tech luminaries, including Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook, Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Tesla Motors Inc Executive Elon Musk, will seek to find common ground on economic issues at the roundtable even as much of the industry remains angered by the Republican president-elect's harsh rhetoric on illegal immigration, hostility to free trade and public broadsides against the industry.

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