A judge shot down Oracle’s protest against the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI deal, paving the way for Amazon or Microsoft to claim the victory (ORCL, AMZN, MSFT, GOOG, IBM)

A federal judge rejected Oracle’s protest against the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI contract. The Defense Department had named Amazon and Microsoft as the finalists for the major cloud project, with Amazon Web Services likely to be tapped as the winner. The judge rejected Oracle’s arguments that the contract process was riddled with improprieties and that the Pentagon set unfair criteria. Oracle declined to comment on whether it would pursue the matter further. But

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