Pentagon review into Amazon bias delays JEDI

|About:, Inc. (AMZN)|By:, SA News Editor

The Pentagon wants a federal court to pause an Oracle (ORCL +0.4%) lawsuit so the government can look into whether a former employee's Amazon (AMZN +0.3%) ties corrupted the $10B JEDI cloud contract selection process.

In its suit, Oracle argued that a former Pentagon tech unit employee was trying to sell his business to Amazon at the same time he was helping draft the JEDI contract. Oracle is arguing the winner-takes-all contract is unfairly favored Amazon.

The Pentagon investigation will likely push back the JEDI decision from the planned April announcement.

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