Microsoft to keep Pentagon bid amid ethics concerns

The Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI cloud contract bidding process has drawn a lot of attention. Earlier this month, Google withdrew, claiming ethical considerations. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos responded in an interview at Wired25 that he thinks that it’s a mistake for big tech companies to turn their back on the US military. Microsoft president Brad Smith agrees. […]

Microsoft to keep Pentagon bid amid ethics concerns

Microsoft said Friday it is prepared to provide its technology to the US military, including for a massive cloud computing project, despite ethics concerns among some of its employees and others ...

Sat 27 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Microsoft defends bid for US military contract - CNET

The company says that despite ethical issues, working in the field gives Microsoft influence over how new technologies are used.

Fri 26 Oct 18 from CNET

Microsoft has no problem taking the $10B JEDI cloud contract if it wins

The Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI cloud contract bidding process has drawn a lot of attention. Earlier this month, Google withdrew, claiming ethical considerations. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ...

Fri 26 Oct 18 from TechCrunch

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