US Department of Defense cancels controversial $10bn JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft

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Amazon said that it had been unfairly prevented by the DoD from winning the contract due to political pressure from Donald Trump

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on Tuesday that it has cancelled the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract 'due to evolving requirements, increased cloud conver...

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