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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Cloud Offers Unlimited Computing Capacity to Advance AI Adoption

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Susie Adams, chief technology officer at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), said cloud helps advance artificial intelligence by enabling data analysis and sharing to improve mission outcomes. "Cloud technology has given us vast capacity for data storage and nearly unlimited compute capacity to take advantage of AI, which is democratizing the ability for end users, not just data scientists, to build and run machine learning algorithms," Adams wrote.

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Judge Grants DoD’s Request for 120-Day Remand to Review JEDI Contract Award Decision

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A federal judge decided to put on hold until Aug. 17 a lawsuit filed by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) challenging the Department of Defense’s decision to award Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract, Reuters reported Saturday.

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DoD Inspector General Issues Report on Pentagon’s JEDI Contract Award Process

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The Department of Defense’s office of inspector general concluded that the awarding of the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) was consistent with federal acquisition laws and policies, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

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DoD Defends Request for 120-Day Remand to Review JEDI Contract Award Decision

The Department of Defense asked a federal judge to approve its motion for a 120-day remand to reassess its decision to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Nextgov reported Monday.

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Amazon Wants Court to Require DoD to Review JEDI Contract Bids

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Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has asked the court to deny the Department of Defense’s request to reassess its decision to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), GeekWire reported Tuesday. Amazon requests the court to direct DoD to review the proposals with respect to all of the concerns it has raised in its protest, according to the company’s motion opposing the Pentagon review unsealed Tuesday.

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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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Yasser Ibrahim Joins Axon as Artificial Intelligence SVP

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Yasser Ibrahim, former science and engineering leader at Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), assumed the role of senior vice president of artificial intelligence at public safety technology provider Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN) on March 9. He will report to Jeff Kunins, Axon’s chief product officer and executive VP of software, as he leads the AI team through the company’s Seattle-based global software hub and works with an independent board that seeks to deploy AI technologies with an ethical design framework, Axon said Wednesday.

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