Google pulls plug on $10 billion Pentagon cloud deal



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Google will ditch its bid for a cloud computing deal worth $10 billion with the Pentagon, as its new ethical guidelines don’t align with the requirements from the US Department of Defense (DoD). The company said in a statement: We couldn’t be assured that [the JEDI deal] would align with our AI Principles and second, we determined that there were portions of the contract that were out of scope with our current government certifications. Google came under fire when details about the company working with the Pentagon first went public back in June. While the company said it would just help…

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