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Amazon, Walmart, eBay Eye Potential $50B Market for Federal Online Purchases

The General Services Administration plans to implement e-marketplace platforms to help agencies speed up the procurement of products online and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) are expressing interest in gaining a share of that market that could reach $50B annually, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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Amazon Challenges Pentagon’s JEDI Contract Award Decision

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) filed a federal suit Friday in Washington contesting the fairness of the Department of Defense's move to award a $10B cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Bloomberg reported Saturday. DoD faces the legal challenge one month after it selected Microsoft to be its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contractor.

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Dana Deasy: DoD Could Take Weeks to Brief Pentagon Chief Mark Esper on JEDI Cloud Contract

The Department of Defense could take weeks to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract as the Pentagon needs time to brief Defense Secretary and 2019 Wash100 award recipient Mark Esper, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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Report: House Lawmakers Urge Trump to Advance JEDI Cloud Contract Award

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, and three other Republican lawmakers asked President Donald Trump through a correspondence to proceed with the award of the Department of Defense’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract, Reuters reported Saturday.

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