The White House is expected to take action in the coming weeks to boost U.S. 5G deployment and artificial intelligence. The plan would offer the “first deliverables” of a law passed by the previous Congress that laid out a plan to improve U.S. work on Quantum technology, an administration official told The Hill.
Lawmakers and security experts have long raised concerns that China is beating the U.S. in the race to implement 5G and AI.
The White House plan is expected to include executive orders from President Donald Trump that will funnel resources toward improving AI and 5G technology, the Wall Street Journal reported.
During his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, Trump noted
that he supports investing in the, “industries of the future,”
reportedly a nod to 5G and AI. The administration is expected to push
for increased spending on researching and developing new technologies
and using governmental data to improve artificial intelligence,
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