The Wall Street Journal: Years after employee revolt, Google again pursuing Pentagon contract

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Google is pursuing a massive cloud-computing contract with the Department of Defense, nearly three years after abandoning a similar bid process in the face of employee protests.

The head of the Alphabet Inc.  GOOGL, +0.80%   GOOG, +0.64% subsidiary’s cloud division, Thomas Kurian, met this week with Pentagon officials to discuss the bid process for a contract called the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability, according to people familiar with the meeting.