NewsWatch: Microsoft wins Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI cloud contract, beating Amazon

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With its stunning win of a lucrative $10 billion Pentagon technology contract Friday, Microsoft Corp. not only beat Amazon.com Inc. but uprooted its larger rival as the federal government’s go-to cloud-computing vendor. See full story.

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