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Gerry Smith

Apple iCloud: Simplifying Digital Lives Raises New Security Concerns | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

For Apple fans juggling iPads, iPhones and Macbooks, Apple's iCloud, which launched Wednesday, offers the chance to simplify their digital lives by li...

Hands On With Apple's iCloud

Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

‪‬ By Katherine Boehret Apple devices can be addictive: People buy one tiny iPod, fall in love, and end up with three or four other Apple prod...

To Cloud or Not to Cloud? That is the Digital Question

Mike Pratt | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology
Mike Pratt

We've become so comfortable and familiar with the ability to physically store and own our content that it might be difficult to comprehend the idea of having something that you can't actually hold.

In the Cloud, No One Can Hear You Scream

Mark Morford | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology
Mark Morford

Have you seen the future? Have you felt its hot, Wi-Fi enabled breath on your nervous and sweaty neck? Don't worry: You will. The future, in case you didn't already know, is all about the cloud.

Apple's New Music Service Has A Big Surprise

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.30.2011 | Technology

See update below Apple is just full of surprises this month, aren't they? iTunes Match, the recently announced cloud-based music service from Ap...

Where Is Our iCloud for Medicine?

Max Lugavere | Posted 10.25.2011 | Technology
Max Lugavere

Why are medical records -- simultaneously one of the most powerful resources and biggest sources of frustration for anyone trying to get a whole-systems view of their health -- stuck in the analog and disorganized at best?

Apple Opens iCloud--But Only To Some

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology

The iCloud is here (for some people, at least). Apple has set up a landing page for, where developers can log in and try out the Cuperti...

5 Reasons to "Go Cloud"

Steve Hamby | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology
Steve Hamby

From Google-derived Map Reduce and Apache Hadoop to Facebook's Cassandra, new Cloud-based technologies are driving analytics that were considered impossible 5-10 years ago.

Opinion: Apple iCloud Won't Stream Music Because of AT&T and Verizon

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

You can't use Apple iCloud yet. When you can, which should be this fall, you'll notice something really peculiar: Unlike other music lockers, iCloud c...

Sean Parker: I Trolled For Girls On Myspace

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology

"So, what inspired you to write 'Sexyback'?" That's how Jimmy Fallon began his interview with Sean Parker at the NExTWORK conference. Played by Jus...

Apple's Secret Weapon Against Amazon

eBookNewser | Nate Hoffelder on June 20, 2011 12:40 PM | Posted 08.20.2011 | Books

A few weeks ago Apple announced iCloud, its new music hosting service. ...

Don't Tread on My Cloud

Leslie Harris | Posted 08.20.2011 | Technology
Leslie Harris

Yes, the security concerns about cloud computing are valid -- the recent hacks of Google accounts belonging to government officials are just one example -- but security in the cloud should not be as controversial as commentators have suggested.

Alex Wagner

Pandora IPO: A Win For Listeners? | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

As Pandora’s IPO sends Wall Street spinning, the hefty infusion of cash will position the company to deliver a better experience to its estimated 34...

Big Bang Forum IV: "The Future Is So Bright That I..."

Jeff Pollack | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The big news in the music industry is Apple's iCloud rollout. Yet the Big Bang Forum, a gathering of influential executives from the music and media business, barely took note of it.

How Steve Jobs' Pixar Experience Helped Lead To Apple's iCloud

CNN | Posted 08.11.2011 | Technology

The folks at Amazon and Google must have been wringing their hands on Monday when Apple CEO Steve Jobs showed off a new service called iTunes Match. ...

WATCH: Prodigies, Centipedes And The Cloud

Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

It's been quite a week here of the Arts Page: Steve Jobs announced the iCloud, the Human Centipede 2 has encountered roadblocks to its release, Damien...

Anthony Weiner vs. Steve Jobs: Who Won On Twitter?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference is one of the biggest days of the year for the tech industry. But this year, Steve Jobs and his iCloud were ove...

Is Apple's iCloud a Game-Changer for the Music Industry?

Cedric Perrier | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology
Cedric Perrier

Following Steve Jobs' announcement on Monday, iTunes users will finally be able to share their music wirelessly between their own devices. But the new service stops short of introducing essential new social components.

So-So Or Superb? Critics Take On Apple's iCloud

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology

Apple on Monday took the wraps off its iCloud online storage and synching service, which lets users move up to 5GB of personal documents (as well as 2...

Does 'iTunes Match' Offer 'Parley' to Music Pirates?

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

In the year 2000, when launched a service that allowed people to stream their own music from "the cloud" by authenticating it with a CD, the l...

Weinergate's Lasting Impact: The First Big Social Media Political Sex Scandal

William Bradley | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology
William Bradley

It seems fitting that Anthony Weiner's surrealistic meltdown of a press conference came on the same day that Steve Jobs unveiled another path to making our lives more virtual, more convenient, and more risky.

The Best Stats from Apple's WWDC 2011

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology

Some huge announcements were made at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference Monday, including the new mobile operating system iOS 5, PC software OS ...

Apple iCloud -- Amnesty for Music Pirates?

David Kusek | Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts
David Kusek

For slightly more than $2 a month, everybody will soon have access to all the music they can find, steal, share, rip, produce, morph or buy using iTunes Match. Is this amnesty for all the music pirates? I hope so.

Apple iCloud, iTunes Match Music Storage Could Finally Make Piracy Pay

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs on Monday introduced more than just a cloud storage system for songs that fans buy legitimately through iTune...

Apple's Biggest News: The Top 5 Announcements From WWDC 2011

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee and Catharine Smith | Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology

It's been a big day for Apple fans. The Worldwide Developers Conference is well underway after Steve Jobs and other Apple execs made announcement afte...