Gallery: A look back at tech policy under President Obama

White House honors 5 technology innovators with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Grace Hopper and Bill Gates were among the honorees in the late-2016 ceremony.

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By Brandon Vigliarolo

Brandon writes about apps and software for TechRepublic. He's an award-winning feature writer who previously worked as an IT professional and served as an MP in the US Army.