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Topic: iCloud

San Francisco police fire gun, close school in chase to recover stolen iPhone

08/27/2012, 07:08 pm

Police tracked a stolen iPhone in San Francisco to what appeared to be a smartphone theft ring, firing a shot at suspects and briefly locking down an elementary school along the way.


Apple tech support 'socially engineered' in hack of journalist's iCloud account

08/05/2012, 09:08 pm

Tech reporter Mat Honan's iCloud account was compromised on Friday, wreaking havoc on both his personal machines as well as Gizmodo's Twitter feed, and it was discovered on Sunday that Apple tech support was partly to blame for the breach.


Apple confirms select iCloud users unable to access old emails

07/31/2012, 05:07 pm

In a system status update on the iCloud Support web page, Apple confirmed that some users may be affected by a temporary error where older emails are inaccessible.


Apple seeds new OS X 10.7.5 Lion builds, iCloud Control Panel to developers

07/30/2012, 04:07 pm

Apple on Monday seeded new builds of OS X Lion, Lion Server and the Windows-only iCloud Control Panel beta to developers with no known issues.


Users receive Apple's 'final reminder' for July 31 closure

07/24/2012, 03:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued what it called a "final reminder" to users that they must save their documents before July 31 or lose them forever.


Today's big iTunes Match, Cloud expansion also adds support for Twentieth Century Fox films

07/20/2012, 04:07 pm

Twentieth Century Fox has finally joined the rest of the "Big 6" movie studios in allowing iTunes users to download previous movie purchases from the cloud, a major expansion of Apple's "iTunes in the Cloud" strategy on a day that also added support for dozens of new markets globally.


iTunes in the Cloud expands in Canada, U.K., Hong Kong, many more

07/19/2012, 03:07 pm

iTunes users in a number of new countries around the world, including the U.K., Canada, Australia, Mexico and Hong Kong, now have access to select movies they've purchased through iCloud.


Apple building second 'tactical' data center in North Carolina

07/19/2012, 11:07 am

Apple's massive data center in Maiden, N.C., will be flanked by a second, smaller "tactical" facility, new filings reveal.


Greenpeace says Apple's clean energy policies are 'significantly improved'

07/12/2012, 01:07 pm

Greenpeace admitted on Thursday that Apple's clean energy policies have "significantly improved," though the environmental activist organization still takes issue with Apple's reliance on coal power for iCloud services.


iCloud Beta site reveals new web-based Notes, Reminders

07/02/2012, 07:07 pm

Apple's iCloud Beta site on Monday was updated with web versions of the iOS apps Notes and Reminders and joins the two other beta-labeled additions to, Calendar and Find My iPhone.


Apple shutters MobileMe, keeps data available for 'limited time'

07/01/2012, 01:07 pm

Apple lived up to its word on Sunday by closing down its MobileMe service, though it is allowing users to move their accounts to iCloud or download photos and files for a "limited time."


Apple reportedly readying major iTunes Store overhaul for late 2012

06/27/2012, 11:06 pm

Insiders have indicated that Apple is working on "one of the largest changes" to its iTunes Music Store ever and will release a new version with tighter integration to its iCloud service later this year.


Apple to invest $1B in Nevada data center, business facilities

06/26/2012, 06:06 pm

Apple is looking to sink $1 billion over the next ten years into a Reno, NV project that will include a data center dedicated to iCloud and a separately-located business and purchasing development.


iCloud outage prevents some iMessages from being delivered [u]

06/20/2012, 02:06 pm

Apple's iCloud service experienced an outage on Wednesday that affected some services, including the delivery of iMessages.


Amazon launches Cloud Player app on iOS App Store

06/12/2012, 10:06 pm

A year after launching its Cloud Player music tool, Amazon has released an iOS app for it, bringing functionality that will compete with Apple's own iCloud and iTunes.


Final countdown begins with 30 days until Apple shutters MobileMe

06/01/2012, 02:06 pm

MobileMe users now have just 30 days remaining to download their photos and files from iDisk, Gallery and iWeb before Apple's service concludes.


Apple working with North Carolina to increase local green energy production

05/22/2012, 12:05 am

Apple has revealed that it is working with a nonprofit organization, which was created by the North Carolina Utilities Commission, to augment regional "local renewable energy production" that will supply its data center there with green energy.


Class-action suit targets Apple for iCloud downtime

05/18/2012, 11:05 am

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of participating in "unfair, unlawful, deceptive, and misleading practices" in promoting the simplicity and reliability of its iCloud service.


Apple's iCloud data center to use 100% renewable energy by end of year

05/17/2012, 01:05 pm

Apple's main iCloud data center in Maiden, N.C., will be powered entirely by renewable energy by the end of this year with the construction of two solar array installations.


Users raise questions about Apple's security after iCloud hacks

05/17/2012, 09:05 am

A small number of iCloud accounts reportedly protected by secure, randomly generated passwords have been compromised, prompting speculation by users that a security breach may have occurred on Apple's servers.