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Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

Biden taps ex-Pentagon official for key China tech position

Joe Biden has nominated Alan Estevez, a former Pentagon official and Washington insider to be the US Commerce Department’s undersecretary for industry and security, a key pos...

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The fight by Microsoft and Amazon for the Pentagon’s cloud contract

The US Defense Department dealt a blow to Microsoft Corp when the Pentagon announced it was scrapping the Trump-era award of a $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing project.

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Microsoft wins huge contract with US Army to supply augmented reality headsets

Microsoft has said it has won a deal to sell the US Army augmented reality headsets based on its HoloLens product and backed by Azure cloud computing services.

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Amazon urged judge to set aside $10 billion cloud contract award to Microsoft

Amazon.com urged a US judge to throw out the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract award after the Defense Department said in September a court-ordered re-eval...

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Pentagon seeks to reconsider parts of $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft

The US governments Department of Defence is seeking court permission to reconsider certain aspects of its decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, cou...

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Amazon files lawsuit contesting Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft

Amazon.com has filed a lawsuit in a federal US court contesting the US Defence Department’s decision last month to award a Pentagon cloud computing contract worth up to $10 b...

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US defence chief rejects Amazon’s accusations of bias in cloud contract

SEOUL – US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft Corp an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract...