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Apple Data Center goal is 100% Green

Apple Data Center goal is 100% Green

This week the folks responsible for Apple's building construction efforts have broken ground on a new location in Prineville, Oregon where they've promised a "100% Renewable Energy" data center. This data center would help contain such data as iCloud backups like its soon to be partner facility in Maiden, North Carolina. This center promises to be "even more" environmentally friendly than the center that already exists in Maiden, this new facility out-doing the Maiden's giant solar power array which accounts for 60 percent of the center's power requirements.

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Developers cautiously convinced by Apple Gatekeeper

Developers cautiously convinced by Apple Gatekeeper

Apple began its Mountain Lion Gatekeeper charm-offensive with developers last week, it's been revealed, though there remain concerns around whether non-Mac App Store apps will get the same advantages as those released through the official download store. Developers Panic have documented Apple's outreach efforts, co-founder Cabel Sasser having been invited to a preview session with Mountain Lion earlier in February, where the Cupertino company was keen to reassure him that it has no plans to make the Mac App Store the only way to get apps in OS X.

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Motorola wins German iCloud ban: Must post €100m bond to enforce

Motorola wins German iCloud ban: Must post €100m bond to enforce

Motorola has won a permanent injunction against Apple's iCloud service and the devices that access it in Germany, though the company must risk a €100m bond and the threat of huge damages if Apple's likely appeals if it actually wants to enact it today. Motorola Mobility's case against Ireland-based Apple Sales International - Apple's European sales branch - was brought in April 2011 and swiftly pushed through a full proceeding, FOSS Patents reports; it potentially encompasses sales in Germany of the iPhone, iPad and other devices.

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Pogoplug Cloud offers free 5GB cloud with local sync

Pogoplug Cloud offers free 5GB cloud with local sync

Pogoplug has launched a cloud storage service, Pogoplug Cloud, offering 5GB of free online storage space and seamlessly integrating with the company's personal cloud storage devices. The new online store - available through the desktop as well as via iOS and Android apps - can be used to stream photos, music and video from, create shared document folders, or act as an automatic backup of photos and video filmed on your smartphone. Those wanting more capacity can either pay for a bigger space on Pogoplug's servers or throw in a home unit instead.

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Acer Cloud due 2012 to link PCs, phones and tablets

Acer Cloud due 2012 to link PCs, phones and tablets

Acer has announced plans to launch Acer Cloud, a web-based service to pull together its various PCs, tablets and phones. Built upon new Acer acquisition iGware - which the company confirmed this week it had bought for $320m, and which already powers cloud and infrastructure systems for Nintendo's Wii, DSi and 3DS, along with the upcoming Wii U - Acer Cloud will show up in new products next year.

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Only 50% Of iPhone Users Backup To iTunes

Only 50% Of iPhone Users Backup To iTunes

Apple's iCloud announcement from WWDC 2011 sounds promising, freeing iPhone and iPad users from ever having to physically connect their iOS devices to their computers for backing up to iTunes. With the iCloud-powered iOS 5, backups will be automatically synced to the cloud. And thank goodness, now that we know from an insider tip that only 50 percent of iPhone users ever backup their data to iTunes. The iCloud will surely save a lot of data loss headaches.

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