Microsoft sees $17 billion of market value erased in just 5 minutes after a

Congrats, Jeff

Microsoft has a market cap of $1.4T, so that $17B is just over 1% of its value. I suspect the loss will be temporary. These types of protests over government contracts go on all the time, and the best outcome for Amazon would not be getting the contract but forcing a recompete where it would be opened back up.

It should be temporary if the Win10 fix works.

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