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Here’s what you need to know about Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-analysis company whose work with ICE is dragging Amazon into controv...

Palantir has been facing backlash for providing software to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which has been targeting undocumented families.
President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City.

President Trump is reportedly taking a personal interest in the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract that Amazon is widely expected to win

President Donald Trump reportedly demanded more information about the $10 billion JEDI contract that could be awarded to either Amazon or Microsoft.
Werner Vogels, Amazon's CTO

Protesters repeatedly disrupted a top Amazon executive’s presentation at a tech conference

Protesters disrupted the AWS Summit keynote and blocked traffic. They demanded that Amazon stop selling technology to ICE.
Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy

Read the internal letter sent by a group of Amazon employees asking the company to take a stand against ICE

On Monday, Amazon Web Services employees sent a letter demanding that the company stop working with Palantir, which provides software for ICE.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella uses a subtle fear tactic to win cloud business away from Amazon

When Microsoft CEO met with the CEO of advertising giant WPP, Nadella subtly reminded him of the risk of choosing the wrong cloud company.

Amazon’s Q1 report offered a mixed bag for investors — a huge earnings beat but disappointing guidance

Amazon reported a much-better-than-expected first-quarter profit on Thursday. But it warned its second-quarter results would fall shy of estimates.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Apple reportedly signed a $1.5 billion, 5-year deal with Amazon’s cloud

Apple and Amazon compete in a lot of ways — but Apple is also reportedly spending in excess of $350 million on Amazon's cloud.

Jeff Bezos says Amazon ‘remains a small player’ in retail after the company posted revenues of $233 billion last year

Bezos said Amazon represents a small percentage of the retail market, and pointed out that e-commerce only makes up a 10% share of retail overall.
After years of hesitancy, Wall Street is finally turning the corner on its acceptance of the public cloud.

‘If you pick a favorite and you’re wrong, you’re fired’: Banks are debating whether to take a single- or multi-cloud approach ...

Wall Street's adoption of the public cloud includes critical questions around how many providers to work with.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, founder of space venture Blue Origin and owner of The Washington Post, participates in an event hosted by the Air Force Association September 19, 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Amazon’s cloud service is going to get a big boost from AI, analyst says

Amazon's cloud service is going to get a big boost from AI, analyst says. AI is set to drive both cloud revenues and margins according to the note.