Apple's Secret Cloud Weapon Is Already Inside Your Phone

The battle for the cloud. That's what keeps Google, Amazon, and Apple execs and engineers up at night. That's where the next generation of tech dominance is going to be won or lost. Unless, as the WSJ suggests today, Apple's already won. » 6/29/11 5:03pm 6/29/11 5:03pm

Is iCloud Costing Apple Up To $150 Million in Music Label Payments?

So iCloud might be free for users, then cost $25/year after that. Sounds fair. But what about the music labels? Apple's reportedly paying the four big labels between $25 - $50 million each, according to the New York Post. » 6/03/11 7:00am 6/03/11 7:00am

You Can Finally Check Out Apple's Data Center on Google Earth

We already knew what Apple's 500,000sq/ft iCloud data center looked like thanks to some sneaky filming, but if you were to previously type in "6081 Startown Road" to Google Maps, you'd see nothing but green fields. Until now. » 6/01/11 9:06am 6/01/11 9:06am

Apple Will Send Your Tracks to the Cloud For Streaming, Come June?

The rumor regarding a cloud-based streaming service from Apple just refuses to die, with BusinessWeek claiming that Apple could be previewing the service in June at WWDC, after they've signed deals with three of the four big music labels. » 5/27/11 5:40am 5/27/11 5:40am