Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said Google would invest $10 billion over five to seven years in India, underscoring how the nation with the world’s second-largest population of internet users is becoming a key tech battleground. The announcement comes on the heels of Facebook’s investment in India’s Jio Platforms, the wireless carrier network controlled by billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s retail-to-oil...
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