Pentagon will “reconsider” parts of the $10 billion JEDI contract

Recap: Amazon has already convinced a judge to temporarily halt Microsoft’s work on the JEDI contract. Now, the Pentagon is launching a 120-day review of the contract. It’s unknown whether this will lead to another bidding war or if Microsoft will keep its $10 billion prize. The Pentagon has filed Continue Reading

Pentagon to ‘reconsider’ parts of US$10bn JEDI cloud contract – Cloud- Tempemail

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking court permission to reconsider certain aspects of its decision to award a US$10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, court filings showed on Thursday. A US judge last month granted Amazon’s request to temporarily halt the DoD and Microsoft from moving forward Continue Reading

Samsung wins 5-nanometer modem chip contract from Qualcomm – sources – Finance – Hardware- Tempemail

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s semiconductor manufacturing division has won a contract to make new Qualcomm Inc 5G chips using its most advanced chip-making technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, boosting the Korean firm’s efforts to gain market share against rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Samsung will fabricate at Continue Reading

Amazon scores a temporary block on Microsoft’s JEDI contract

In brief: Amazon thinks President Donald Trump was uniquely responsible for rigging the evaluation process that ruled it out of a multi-billion dollar cloud contract with the Pentagon, just as it was well-positioned to win. The tech giant has managed to block the federal government’s decision to hire Microsoft, pending Continue Reading

Judge grants Amazon bid to pause Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract – Cloud- Tempemail

A US judge on Thursday granted Amazon’s request to temporarily halt the US Department of Defense and Microsoft from moving forward on an up-to-$10 billion (A$14.88 billion) cloud computing deal that Amazon claims reflected undue influence by President Donald Trump. Amazon, which had been seen as a front-runner to win Continue Reading

YouTube moderators must sign contract acknowledging job could cause PTSD – report | Technology

Content moderators for YouTube have received legal warnings the job may negatively affect their mental health and cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new report from the Verge found. Social media sites are increasingly informing employees of the negative effects of moderation jobs following several reports on harrowing working conditions, Continue Reading

Amazon asks court to pause Microsoft’s work on Pentagon’s JEDI contract – Cloud – Security – Software- Tempemail

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it filed a motion in court to pause the US Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from carrying out an up to US$10 billion cloud computing deal until a court rules on its protest of the contract award. Amazon, originally considered to be the favorite Continue Reading

Bank of Baroda bags contract from MCGM for online payment services- Tempemail

State-owned Bank of Baroda has said it has bagged contract from Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to establish digital payment collection services for a period of five years. With this, Mumbaikars will have an alternative digital payment services for making all payments and dues to the civic body, the Continue Reading

Telangana Govt awards Rs 1800 crore contract to STL to build rural broadband network across 3000 gram panchayats- Tempemail

STL, a global data networks innovator, was recently awarded the mandate to create a high speed rural broadband network from Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation Ltd. (T-Fiber). Supporting the vision to establish a ‘Digital Telangana’, T-Fiber and STL will work together for enabling affordable and high-speed broadband connectivity to 6 million Continue Reading

The Best is Yet To Come: DOD Awards New Hack the Pentagon Contract to HackerOne- Tempemail

Today we celebrate cyber defense. The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Digital Service (DDS) announced expansion of the Hack the Pentagon crowdsourced security program and partnership with HackerOne. HackerOne is one of three vendors to be awarded a contract as part of the Hack the Pentagon expansion to run private Continue Reading