A federal judge on Thursday handed Amazon a win by temporarily blocking Microsoft's JEDI contract with the Pentagon. Amazon is in the middle of a lawsuit against the Defense Department, accusing President Trump of "repeated public and behind-the-scenes attacks to steer" the Pentagon's Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract toward Microsoft in order to "harm his perceived political enemy," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The contract, which aims to create a centralized computing system for U.S. military agencies, is estimated to be worth up to $10 billion over 10 years, and Microsoft won it last October after Amazon claims Trump used "improper pressure." Due to the ongoing lawsuit, a judge ordered work on the network to be halted. Microsoft said it was "disappointed."
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