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Topic: iCloud

Apple to launch photo sharing functionality in iCloud at WWDC

05/14/2012, 12:05 pm

Apple is expected to upgrade its iCloud service with new photo sharing functionality at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference in June, according to a new report.

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iCloud beta site suggests Apple will add Notes, Reminders

05/11/2012, 12:05 pm

A beta test page for Apple's iCloud service has suggested Apple is planning to add the ability to access synced Notes and Reminders from the website.

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Apple accidentally reveals iCloud.com banner notifications

05/08/2012, 12:05 pm

A test of a new banner notification feature at Apple's official iCloud website was mistakenly made public on Tuesday, revealing a forthcoming feature for the service.

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Microsoft looks to woo iCloud users with SkyDrive comparison webpage

05/07/2012, 05:05 pm

In its bid for a slice of the growing cloud computing market, Microsoft recently launched a webpage advertising the company's SkyDrive cross-platform document storage and sharing solution by highlighting the advantages it has over Apple's iCloud.

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Apple extends MobileMe subscribers' free 20GB of iCloud storage until September

05/05/2012, 08:05 pm

As Apple gears up to shutter its MobileMe service next month, the company has extended its offer of an additional 20GB of free storage in iCloud until September 30, 2012.

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Google Drive launches with 5GB of free cloud storage

04/24/2012, 01:04 pm

The long-rumored Google Drive service was officially launched on Tuesday, offering users 5 gigabytes of free cloud-based file storage.

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Apple will invest $250M in new Oregon data center

04/20/2012, 03:04 pm

Apple's new green data center in Prineville, Ore., will be a major $250 million investment in 160 acres of land for the company.

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German taxpayers will pay millions to enforce Motorola's patents against Apple

04/20/2012, 02:04 pm

Taxpayers in Germany's federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg are set to pay out "several million euros" to Motorola due to its enforcement of two patents against Apple.

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Apple encouraging iCloud upgrades with free Snow Leopard for MobileMe users

04/19/2012, 01:04 am

In an effort to push customers toward iCloud ahead of shuttering its MobileMe service, Apple has reportedly begun offering free copies of OS X Snow Leopard to MobileMe users still on the older Leopard version.

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iCloud email sees worldwide disruption of service

04/18/2012, 05:04 pm

Apple iCloud users from New York to London are seeing selective outages of service that leave them without access to their iCloud mail accounts, a problem that has persisted for over a day.

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Apple rejects Greenpeace data center estimate as inaccurate

04/17/2012, 10:04 pm

Apple has taken issue with the consumption estimates for its Maiden, N.C. data center included in a just-published "How Clean is Your Cloud?" report by Greenpeace, noting that renewable energy will provide 50 percent more of the center's power needs than the environmental advocacy group projected.

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Greenpeace slams Apple's iCloud for relying 'heavily on dirty energy'

04/17/2012, 10:04 am

A new report from Greenpeace accuses Apple of lagging behind other technology companies, such as Facebook and Google, in utilizing environmentally friendly power for its cloud-based services.

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Mac, iOS-compatible Google Drive said to debut next week

04/16/2012, 06:04 pm

Google's rumored cloud storage and syncing service, Google Drive, will reportedly launch sometime next week, and new information points to Mac and iOS compatibility.

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German court upholds ban on Apple's iCloud push e-mail services

04/13/2012, 08:04 am

Apple will not be able to immediately reactivate push e-mail for iCloud and MobileMe users in Germany, as a local court has upheld a ban on the service in that country.

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Universal Pictures now available to re-download on Apple's iCloud

04/08/2012, 07:04 pm

Movies from Universal Pictures purchased on iTunes can now be re-downloaded through the iCloud service, leaving just one major studio, Fox, that is not a part of iCloud.

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Apple retains master decryption key for iCloud

04/03/2012, 10:04 pm

A new analysis of Apple's iCloud service has revealed that the company holds a master decryption key and retains the right to screen for "objectionable" content or hand over information to legal authorities.

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Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Reminders app adds geofence location alerts

03/30/2012, 06:03 pm

The new Reminders app in OS X Mountain Lion, borrowed from iOS 5, will also bring "geofence," location-based reminders to the desktop using opt-in location tracking.

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iTunes, iCloud error currently obstructing some content downloads

03/22/2012, 09:03 pm

Apple confirmed on Thursday an ongoing error with iTunes in the Cloud where some users are unable to download or stream content.

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Data stored in Apple's iCloud deemed 'safe' for most users

03/22/2012, 02:03 pm

Unless you're sharing or storing information of importance to national security, information saved on Apple's servers through iCloud should be secure enough for the average person's needs, a new analysis has found.

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Motorola injunction against Apple push services upheld in Germany

03/16/2012, 05:03 pm

German iOS device owners will be without push notifications for an extended period of time as a German court denied Apple's appeal to halt a Motorola ban on the service used by iCloud and MobileMe.

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