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|Karen Weise / New York Times:|
The Pentagon says Amazon and Microsoft are the final candidates for its $10B JEDI contract and that IBM and Oracle didn't meet the minimum requirements — The Pentagon said Wednesday that Amazon and Microsoft were the final candidates for a hotly contested $10 billion contract to bring modern cloud computing to the Defense Department.
|Stephen J. Dubner / Freakonomics:|
Interview with Daniel Ek about Spotify's history, running a $25B company, Sweden's subsidies for internet and computers, Napster, his love of music, and family — Listen now: — Daniel Ek, a 23-year-old Swede who grew up on pirated music, made the record labels an offer they couldn't refuse …