Amazon says the Pentagon’s JEDI revision keeps Microsoft in the driver’s seat

WASHINGTON – Inc. accused the Pentagon of trying to manipulate its review of a huge cloud computing deal to drive the award to rival Microsoft Corp.

In a court made public on Tuesday, Amazon urged a federal judge to request the Department of Defense to conduct a larger review than it proposed.

Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith …


EU, Tech Firms renews the alert system to combat coronavirus disinformation

BRUSSELS – The European Union is re-launching an alliance formed last year with US technology companies to combat political disinformation online, now focused on false information about the coronavirus.

The European Commission, executive body of the blockade, has renewed a rapid alert system created with Facebook Inc., Google, Microsoft Corp., Twitter Inc. and Mozilla Corp. of Alphabet Inc. to ensure that measures against disinformation about the novel i coronaviruses are quickly shared with EU governments.


Intuit Near Deal to purchase $ 7 billion in Karma credit

Intuit Inc. is approaching an agreement to purchase the Credit Karma Inc. personal credit portal for approximately $ 7 billion in cash and shares, in a move that would push the accounting software giant to finance consumers, according to people who have familiarity with the matter.

The TurboTax maker could announce an agreement to buy private Karma credit by Monday, assuming the talks don’t break, people said. Karma credit was valued at around $ 4 billion in a private equity sale about two years ago.