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Amazon is pulling out of New York City, but analysts say that the most important part of the HQ2 strategy is proceeding as planned

"They've doubled down on government and moving to Crystal City in the shadows of the Pentagon ... of Amazon Web Services, the company's market-leading and very profitable cloud computing arm. But beyo... read more

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

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From Books to Bullets: Inside Amazon’s Push to ‘Defend’ America

Now Amazon is the leading contender for a 10-year, $10bn project to accelerate the Pentagon ... may give the winner a lasting advantage in US government cloud computing — “a monopoly ... read more


Oracle and allies lobbying against Amazon for Pentagon cloud contract

The tech companies are jockeying for a piece of the Pentagon’s cloud business, which will provide a rich revenue stream and give the ... switch to cloud computing and eye market-leader Amazon, Oracle’ ... read more

Cloud Computing, Armageddon, & How Not To Sell IT To DoD

CRYSTAL CITY: Just when you thought the Pentagon’s new cloud strategy was all about adopting private sector practices, it makes an offhand reference to Armageddon. Cloud computing can swiftly ... 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

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

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

The One Issue the Left and Right Can Agree On

Several of these companies are beginning to organize against Amazon, working, for example, to prevent it from getting a $10 billion cloud computing contract from the Pentagon ... in how the law is enf... 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

Jeff Bezos: World’s richest man who has reaped most from Trump

Amazon ... to give a $10 billion cloud computing to a single contractor is widely believed to advantage Amazon Web Services when the award is made later this year. Bezos’s competitors – including Orac... read more



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