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Microsoft beats Amazon to win $10 billion military AI contract ‘JEDI’

The Pentagon awarded a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, following a heavily scrutinised bidding process in which Amazon had been seen as the favourite. The 10-year contract for the Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure, or Jedi, is aimed at making the US defence department more technologically agile. Amazon had been considered the front-runner – until […]