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Pentagon splits £7.3bn cloud contract between four tech firms

Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon will share in the Pentagon’s 9 billion dollar (£7.3 billion) contract to build its cloud computing network. The move was announced a year after accusations of politicisation over the previously announced contract and a protracted legal battle resulted in the military starting over in its award process. The Joint Warfighter […]

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Cloudflare outage knocks hundreds of websites offline

Hundreds of websites were knocked offline after an outage at web infrastructure service Cloudflare. Internet users and web monitoring service Down Detector reported that a number of sites, including messaging platform Discord, Shopify and others, were having issues on Tuesday morning. The National Rail Enquiries website also briefly went offline and may have been affected […]

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Russia limits Facebook access after network restricts Kremlin-backed media

Russia has limited access to Facebook after the social media provider refused to stop fact-checking and labelling content from state-owned organisations, former UK deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said. Russian authorities announced the “partial restriction” after the social media network limited the accounts of several Kremlin-backed outlets over the invasion of Ukraine. Russian state communications […]

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