Computers & Electronics

Amazon challenges Pentagon's $10-billion cloud award to Microsoft

3 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said it is contesting the Pentagon's award of an up to $10 billion cloud computing deal to Microsoft Corp , expressing concern that politics got in...
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The CEO of Amazon Web Services told employees that its cloud is ‘24 months ahead of Microsoft in functionality and maturity'

The CEO of Amazon Web Services told employees that its cloud is ‘24 months ahead of Microsoft in functionality and maturity'

5 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy reportedly told employees its cloud is 24 months ahead of Microsoft's, "in functionality and maturity." Jassy's comments came as he informed...
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NPD: Brisk Nintendo Switch sales can't offset October hardware decline

NPD: Brisk Nintendo Switch sales can't offset October hardware decline

7 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Nintendo Switch sales continue to grow as the youthful console is still in its prime compared to the aging PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
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Amazon to protest $10B Pentagon contract won by Microsoft

15 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Amazon is protesting the Pentagon's decision to award a huge cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing "unmistakable bias" in the decision.
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Amazon to protest Pentagon's $10-billion cloud award to Microsoft: WSJ

57 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Amazon.com Inc will protest the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft Corp , the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing a...
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Carlos Beltran makes Astros' sign-stealing accusations very much a Mets problem

Carlos Beltran makes Astros' sign-stealing accusations very much a Mets problem

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Mets officials must sit with Carlos Beltran in the coming days and ask their new manager when it comes to electronic cheating with the 2017 Astros - what...
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Amazon to protest Microsoft's Pentagon cloud award: WSJ

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Amazon.com Inc will protest a recent cloud computing contract award given to Microsoft Corp by the Pentagon, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
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Whistle-Blower's Name Keeps Evading Facebook and YouTube Defenses

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The sites said they would delete posts that include the purported name of the Ukraine whistle-blower. But the name keeps reappearing.
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Subcellular computations within brain during decision-making

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

New research suggests that during decision-making, neurons in the brain are capable of much more complex processing than previously thought.
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Air Force vs. Colorado State odds: 2019 college football picks, predictions from proven computer model

1 hour ago   |   CBS Sports   |   8 articles

The SportsLine projection model has a pick for the clash between Air Force and Colorado State. Here are the results:
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President Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

President Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

The filing sets the stage for a high court showdown over the tax returns the president has refused to release, unlike every other modern president. Read more ...

'Suspect in custody' after several people injured in shooting at southern...

'Suspect in custody' after several people injured in shooting at southern California high school

Several people were injured in a school shooting in the Los Angeles area Thursday morning and reports indicate the suspect is "no longer a threat." Read more ...

Man mistakes hunting buddy for deer, shoots him during hunt in South...

Man mistakes hunting buddy for deer, shoots him during hunt in South Carolina, officials say

A hunter was shot Thursday after he was mistaken for a deer by one of his hunting buddies, according to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Read more ...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says LA County Fire Dept

Information about the reported victims has not been released. Read more ...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are hunting for the gunman

Multiple people were injured in a shooting at a California high school Thursday morning. Authorities said they were searching for a male, Asian suspect wearing black... Read more ...

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

The Rev. Tony Lowden of Maranatha Baptist Church visited Carter in an Atlanta hospital Wednesday and told reporters that the 95-year-old was in good spirits. Read more ...

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

BOSTON - Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick made his last-minute presidential campaign official on Thursday, posting an announcement video online where he explains the... Read more ...

Bevin Concedes Contentious Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Bevin Concedes Contentious Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky's bitterly fought governor's race , the AP reports. Bevin, an... Read more ...

Will Smith lands first big free-agency deal of offseason from Braves

Will Smith lands first big free-agency deal of offseason from Braves

The first big signing of MLB's offseason was completed on Thursday, not long after the GM Meetings ended. The Atlanta Braves inked Giants closer Will Smith to a three-year, $40... Read more ...

Santa Clarita high school shooter identified as Nathaniel Berhow

Santa Clarita high school shooter identified as Nathaniel Berhow

The shooter who opened fire inside a Santa Clarita high school Thursday is a junior at the school who chose his own birthday for the attack, authorities said. The 16-year-old... Read more ...