Amazon Is ‘Surprised’ the $10B JEDI Deal Went to Microsoft

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Late Friday, the Department of Defense (DOD) announced Microsoft—not Amazon—is the recipient of a cloud contract reportedly worth $10 billion that’s been up for grabs for nearly two years.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is a senior writer at Adweek, where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon.