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Pentagon-Amazon Cloud Contract Risks Tax Dollars and National Security

The Department of Defense is preparing to hand Amazon.com Inc. a massive four-year $1.6 billion cloud computing contract that may give ... that could threaten national security and prove disastrous fo... read more

Amazon's attempt to land major Pentagon job stokes antitrust fears

Antitrust critics fear that a winner-take-all contract for the Defense Department’s cloud computing needs could help tech giant Amazon corner the ... in its current form would give its winner control ... read more

Google Drops Bid for Massive Military Cloud Computing Contract Amid Employee Pressure

As the Washington Post wrote, Amazon is also one of the only major companies that supported a single, winner-take-all approach to the bidding process, which competitors have complained could essential... read more

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Microsoft Boasts of a Security Win Ahead of Pentagon Cloud Bids

(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. is on track to catch up with Amazon.com Inc. by obtaining ... bolstering the company’s position in the Pentagon’s winner-take-all competition for a multibillion-dollar c... read more


Amazon rivals, led by Oracle, call for multiple bidders to land lucrative Pentagon cloud contract

The scramble among cloud computing giants to land ... for the decade-long contract, which could be worth up to $10 billion for the company that secures it. However, Pentagon officials are reportedly r... read more

The Cybersecurity 202: Trump is getting tough on Chinese hacking. Will it work?

Because of this, tightening the screws on China at this volatile moment could ... by the computing giant IBM. The decision comes just weeks after it struck down a similar protest brought by Oracle. — ... read more

Everything Amazon did in 2018 that you might have missed

Most companies don’t store all of their information with a single cloud provider, but Amazon could effectively guarantee a monopoly on cloud storage for the government if it wins the Pentagon’s ... em... read more

Trump's meeting with a major tech CEO reportedly included a discussion about a potential Amazon-Pentagon deal worth billions

Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz reportedly discussed a Pentagon deal with President Donald Trump at a Tuesday dinner. Amazon ... about option could be meddling in the Pentagon contract, which aims to provide ... read more

Northern Virginia lands a big chunk of Amazon’s second corporate headquarters

Plus, Crystal City’s proximity to the Pentagon is seen as a plus at a time when Amazon’s cloud computing unit ... and buyers could expect to pay $360,000 for a condo or coop. Amazon’s announcement sho... read more

Microsoft catching up to Amazon in security clearances for cloud

Microsoft Corp. is catching up to Amazon.com Inc. in obtaining federal security approvals, giving it an edge over other potential bidders in the Pentagon's winner-take-all competition for a multibilli... read more

3 Ways President Trump Could Actually Hurt Amazon (and Jeff Bezos)

On Tuesday, he wrote on Twitter: “I am right about Amazon ... in cloud computing. If Trump wants to strike a blow to the company, he could try to persuade the Pentagon not to give the contract to Amaz... read more



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