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Topic: iCloud

Apple iCloud account sign-in, web apps suffer hours-long outage [u]

12/05/2016, 05:12 pm

Apple's iCloud was hit with an hours-long downtime on Monday, leaving an unknown number of subscribers without access to account sign-in services and certain web apps normally available through iCloud.com.

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Apple adds basic support for Touch Bar in beta Web-based iCloud Photo Library

12/05/2016, 09:12 am

Very recently, Apple updated its beta iCloud site with support for the Touch Bar on the 2016 MacBook Pro -- but the support is bug-laden, and not fully implemented.

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Oppenheimer: Apple 'lacks the courage to lead the next generation of innovation'

12/02/2016, 11:12 am

Oppenheimer analysts have issued an unusually scathing Apple investor memo, charging that the company is headed in the wrong direction and poised for a "decade-long malaise" as a result.

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Apple investigating iCloud Calendar spam solution

11/30/2016, 06:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a statement regarding a recent spate of spam iCloud Calendar invitations, saying it is working to address the issue by identifying and blocking suspicious invite senders.

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Apple automatically uploading iPhone call logs to iCloud, forensics firm says [u]

11/17/2016, 09:11 am

Any iPhone user with iCloud Drive enabled is having their call logs automatically uploaded to Apple servers -- without their consent, and whether or not they have backups enabled, a Russian security firm said on Thursday. [Updated with statement from Apple]

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New Chinese cybersecurity law will force Apple to keep data on local servers, aid gov't. searches

11/07/2016, 12:11 pm

The Chinese parliament has officially approved new electronic security legislation, due to go into effect in June 2017, which could force companies like Apple to make changes to how they handle their data infrastructure -- particularly if they're concerned about privacy.

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Revenue from Apple Music, Apple Pay & other Apple services jumps 24 percent in Q4

10/25/2016, 05:10 pm

Despite posting year-over-year drops in Mac and iPhone revenue, and flat iPad numbers, there was one bright spot in Apple's September-quarter sales results: a 24 percent increase from services.

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Apple to unite internet teams under one roof at 1 Infinite Loop - report

10/06/2016, 09:10 am

Apple is planning to unite many of the teams working on its disparate internet services, relocating them to its Cupertino headquarters at 1 Infinite Loop, a report said on Thursday.

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Apple's Fouloum data center is the largest foreign capital investment Denmark has ever seen

10/03/2016, 02:10 pm

Apple's investment in a Denmark-based data center and related biogas research will nearly hit $1 billion, and make it the largest foreign capital expenditure in the country.

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Second man pleads gulity in 'Celebgate' hacks of iCloud & Gmail accounts

09/28/2016, 11:09 am

Edward Majerczyk of Illinois has become the second person to plead guilty in 2014's "Celebgate" scandal, which saw the leak of nude photos and other private data from hundreds of people, including many female celebrities.

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Apple updates iWork for Mac, adding real-time collaboration beta to Pages, Numbers & Keynote

09/20/2016, 01:09 pm

Alongside Tuesday's release of macOS 10.12 Sierra, Apple also issued an update for its iWork trio of apps for Mac, adding real-time collaboration with users on iPhone, iPad, and iCloud.com.

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Apple debuts new 2TB iCloud storage option for $19.99 per month

08/30/2016, 05:08 pm

Answering the call of power users -- and avid iPhone photographers -- Apple on Tuesday expanded its iCloud storage options to include a 2-terabyte tier priced at $19.99 per month.

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Decision on Apple's Irish data center plans expected by end of August

08/09/2016, 11:08 am

An Bord Pleanála -- an independent appeals review body -- said it will likely make its decision on Apple's Irish data center by the end of the month, either greenlighting the company's development plans, or potentially causing delays.

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New guidelines may push Apple to switch away from SMS for two-factor authentication

07/26/2016, 11:07 am

Newly-published guidelines could lead Apple and other companies to find an alternative to SMS for two-factor authentication, such as dedicated apps, according to reports.

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Hacker who targeted celebrity Apple and Google accounts sentenced six months in prison

07/23/2016, 02:07 am

An Oregon man who earlier this year pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple and Google email accounts, including a number owned by unnamed celebrities, was sentenced to six months in prison this week.

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Spark developer says some users locked out of Apple IDs, blames own servers

07/15/2016, 09:07 am

A number of users of the popular email app Spark reported being locked out of their Apple IDs overnight, something developer Readdle later linked to server upgrades it was making.

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Privacy Shield gives US firms new pact for accessing European data

07/12/2016, 04:07 pm

On Tuesday a new pact, Privacy Shield, went into effect between the U.S. and the European Union, giving American companies a simpler alternative to dealing with the E.U.'s normal data protection rules when shuttling data across the Atlantic.

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Second hacker pleads guilty to role in celebrity iCloud, Gmail phishing scheme

07/04/2016, 06:07 pm

A Chicago man implicated in a phishing scheme targeting more than 300 iCloud and Google Gmail users, including the personal accounts of numerous Hollywood celebrities, faces up to five years in federal prison after signing a plea deal last week.

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Apple's iTunes, App Store, iBooks Store suffer unscheduled downtime [ux2]

06/24/2016, 06:06 pm

Customers looking to purchase apps, music or e-books through found themselves out of luck on Friday as a handful of Apple's internet services were hit by an hours-long outage, the third such downtime to hit Apple's services this month.

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Some low hanging fruit for Apple to pick at WWDC 2016

06/12/2016, 09:06 pm

On Monday, Apple will finally reveal an assortment of new technologies and initiatives it's been working on over the past year. Here's a look at some of the ideas Apple likely--or hopefully--has on its agenda.

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