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Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google looks to set up an African cloud service as part of its $1 billion investment plan for the continent enabling users to store their data in the country. Google intensified competition with Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Web Services in Africa's most developed economy by the move. Google-based the cloud infrastructure in South Africa, but users will have the option of where to store their data, Bloomberg rep
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