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Europe’s Cloud Project Launches Without U.S., Chinese Firms

  • Region attempting to lessen its reliance on U.S. tech firms
  • EU also working on a bloc-wide semiconductor strategy

Photographer: Peter Kollanyi/Bloomberg

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The EU published a list of the 39 companies signed up to become part of the its Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and Cloud, after the region moves to lessen its reliance on U.S. technology firms.

Nokia Oyj, Ericsson AB, OVH Groupe, SAP SE and X-Fab Silicon Foundries SE are among the list of companies, which includes no American or Chinese companies at this stage, with the rest coming from industries such as telecom, aerospace and defense.