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Microsoft’s $10 billion Pentagon contract win changes everything in the cloud wars with Amazon. Here’s what you need to know.

Microsoft's win over Amazon Web Services is like if the Washington Nationals won the World Series. Hey, wait.

Microsoft shares hit record high after beating Amazon to a controversial contract with the Pentagon worth $10 billion

The contract is for Microsoft's cloud computing services but could face further competition from Amazon according to Bloomberg.

Trump allegedly ordered former Defense Secretary James Mattis to ‘screw Amazon’ one year before awarding a hotly contested $10 billion def...

According to a book by former Defense staffer Guy Snodgrass, Mattis rejected the request in favor of awarding JEDI "legally and ethically."
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Amazon takes a nosedive after reporting a less profitable quarter than expected

Analysts will be watching to see how much Amazon is spending on the move to one-day shipping after the company said it was pricier than expected.

Over 200 musicians have pledged to boycott Amazon’s music festival unless the company severs all ties with ICE

Musicians join Amazon and Whole Foods employees in protesting Amazon's work with ICE through its contracts with big data firm Palantir.
Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services.

Amazon’s consumer business just shut down its last Oracle database, and says that it reduced its costs by 60% doing it

Amazon's consumer business, which includes Amazon Prime, Kindle, and Alexa, has moved off Oracle databases to Amazon Web Services' own.

Malindo Air says data leak caused by ex-staff at contractor firm

Two former employees in India stole the data., it said.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon adds fear detection and age ranges to its facial-recognition tech as the Border Patrol looks to award a $950 million contract

Amazon has been adding more features to its facial recognition technology and shrugging off growing protests about use of the tech by law enforcement.
Amazon Web Services is the name for Amazon's cloud computer services.

The US Federal Reserve is now examining Amazon cloud data centers, in what appears to be growing federal oversight of the cloud industry

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, regulators from the US Federal Reserve paid a visit to an Amazon cloud data center earlier this year.