Judge halts Microsoft’s $10B JEDI cloud computing deal

Reseller | Feb 14, 2020 at 9:26 AM
  • A US judge has granted Amazon.com Inc’s request to temporarily halt the US Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from moving forward on an up-to-US$10 billion cloud computing deal that Amazon claims reflected undue influence by President Donald Trump.
  • Trump has publicly derided Amazon head Jeff Bezos and repeatedly criticized the company.
  • Amazon shares closed down 0.4 per cent, while Microsoft closed down 0.5 per cent.