Amazon blames Trump for Jedi loss
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Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:50

Amazon blames Trump for Jedi loss


"Named must be your fear before banish it you can"

Amazon accused US President Donald Trump of exerting “improper pressure” and bias that led the Department of Defense to award a lucrative $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft.

UK government hands over UK NHS data to Amazon
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For free

NHS data on the health of the population is being handed over to Amazon at no charge under a deal between the US giant and the Department of Health and Social Care.

Amazon makes its cloud quantumy
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Tuesday, 03 December 2019 09:53

Amazon makes its cloud quantumy


Cool for quantum cats

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is helping to bring quantum computing to the cloud, with the company lifting the lid off three initiatives at AWS re: Invent in Las Vegas.

Amazon comes up with data centre processor chip
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Who needs Intel and AMD?

Amazon’s cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of data centre processor chip.

Amazon's Star Wars gets accountant's support
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Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:58

Amazon's Star Wars gets accountant's support


Key watchdog bites as Amazon readies battle against Jedi

A US watchdog backed a protest from Jeff Bezos’ space company that challenged the Pentagon’s military space launch procurement strategy.

Amazon appeals Microsoft's Jedi contract
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Friday, 15 November 2019 12:24

Amazon appeals Microsoft's Jedi contract


Declares war on the Pentagon

Amazon is going into battle with the Pentagon over the Jedi Cloud military tech contract awarded to Microsoft.

Amazon to challenge loss of Jedi deal
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Tuesday, 29 October 2019 13:01

Amazon to challenge loss of Jedi deal


Court battle coming

Amazon is set to contest a decision by the US defence department to award the $10 billion Jedi defence contract to Microsoft.

Amazon snubbed as Microsoft is the last Jedi standing
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US defense contract goes to Vole

The US government has snubbed Amazon and awarded a massive $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft, the Department of Defense has confirmed.

Amazon cloud users hit by moving charges
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Thursday, 24 October 2019 11:10

Amazon cloud users hit by moving charges


Bill shock

It would appear that companies are racking up high bills for using cloud service and it appears that the cost of shifting data from one cloud provider's servers to another provider, or to a company's own data centre is costing shedloads.

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal
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Tuesday, 17 September 2019 11:05

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal


Bury the hatchet

Oracle and VMware announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service.