Tag: cloud computing

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that he was looking “very seriously” at intervening in the hard-fought commercial battle for a $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing contract for which Amazon, a company he has frequently attacked, is seen as the leading contender. For the president to weigh in on the award of a major […]

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Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract

SEATTLE — A federal judge ruled on Friday that Amazon did not unduly influence the shape of one of the largest technology contracts in the Pentagon’s history, setting the stage for the Department of Defense to choose between Amazon and Microsoft for the $10 billion project. Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department […]

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Google Disruptions Affect Gmail, YouTube and Other Sites

Google said on Sunday that “high levels of network congestion” were impairing many sites, such as Gmail, YouTube and others that rely in part on its technology. It wasn’t clear what specifically was behind the problems. They appeared to affect more than a dozen Google services, including its cloud computing technology, which is used by […]

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