Google Cloud generated US$8.9 billion in revenue in 2019. Photo: Reuters

Google scraps cloud initiative in China and other ‘sensitive markets’

  • US tech giant’s ‘Isolated Region’ initiative sought to address nations’ desires to control data within their borders and involved hundreds of staff worldwide
  • Shutting down service was ‘massive strategy shift’ prompted by coronavirus pandemic and geopolitical tensions
Topic |   Google
Google Cloud generated US$8.9 billion in revenue in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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