Court battle coming
Amazon is set to contest a decision by the US defence department to award the $10 billion Jedi defence contract to Microsoft.
US defense contract goes to Vole
The US government has snubbed Amazon and awarded a massive $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft, the Department of Defense has confirmed.
It would appear that companies are racking up high bills for using cloud service and it appears that the cost of shifting data from one cloud provider's servers to another provider, or to a company's own data centre is costing shedloads.
Bury the hatchet
Oracle and VMware announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service.
Best to stuff parsley in your ears
Facebook’s proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank’s ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call of “treacherous promises” ECB board member Yves Mersch said.
The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled IoT gadgets.
The US suddenly realises that Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple are not that nice
State attorneys in more than a dozen states are preparing to begin an antitrust investigation of the tech giants.
Foxconn in hot water again
Hundreds of schoolchildren have been drafted in to make Amazon's Alexa devices in China as part of a Foxconn controversial and often illegal attempt to meet production targets.
Dealings with online merchants being looked into
Amazon faces a formal European Union antitrust investigation into its dealings with merchants that sell goods on its site.