Pentagon hands Microsoft $10B ‘war cloud’ deal, snubs Amazon

U.S. 10/25/19, 20:05

The Pentagon awarded Microsoft a $10 billion cloud computing contract , snubbing early front-runner Amazon, whose competitive bid drew criticism from President Donald Trump and its business rivals. Bidding for the huge project, known as Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, pitted leading tech titans Microsoft, Amazon, Oracle and IBM against ...

China’s Huawei unveils chip for global big data market

Tech 01/07/19, 01:28

Huawei Technologies Ltd. unveiled a processor chip Monday for data centers and cloud computing in a bid by the biggest global maker of telecom equipment to expand into new markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk. The announcement came as Chinese industries that rely on Western technology ...

Microsoft surpasses Apple as most valuable public company

Business 11/30/18, 16:21

Microsoft's big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable publicly traded company.The software maker's prospects looked bleak just a few years ago, as licenses for the company's Windows system fell with a sharp drop in sales of personal computers.But ...

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