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Cloud over Alibaba and Tencent as US raises pressure on China tech

Trump makes cloud storage business a target alongside TikTok and Huawei

Chinese cloud storage services from Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are now facing a crackdown led by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration. (Source photos by AP/Reuters) 

HONG KONG/PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings have become the latest target of the U.S.-China tech war, as Washington rolled out an initiative urging companies to go "clean" and boycott cloud storage services provided by China Inc.

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