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Apple iCloud now comes with two-step verification

Apple iCloud now comes with two-step verification

Two-step verification (also known as two-factor authentication) is becoming all the rage now. After the recent influx of security breaches and hacks on major services, companies are starting to implement two-step verification to prevent social engineers from gaining access to your personal data. Today, Apple is beginning to roll out its own two-step verification process for iCloud.

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Greenpeace cautiously positive over Apple iCloud power promises

Greenpeace cautiously positive over Apple iCloud power promises

Apple's eco-credentials have come under the microscope again, with Greenpeace re-assessing the company's plans to power iCloud with renewable resources. The environmental activist organization slated Apple back in April for its reliance on coal-fueled power stations for the server farms hosting iCloud; a month later, Apple announced plans to switch to 100-percent green power for iCloud in 2012. The commitment triggered Greenpeace taking a second look, though its conclusion is still mixed.

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Apple iCloud beta website shows iOS 6

Apple iCloud beta website shows iOS 6

This week some intrepid iOS developers have discovered a new portal coming your way soon: Apple's iCloud beta, complete with code references to the new iOS 6 mobile operating system. This climpse has not yet shown just one whole heck of a lot of information about what we're in for in the future for Apple's mobile devices, but we can see that we're in for some more cloud integration of services soon. Included in this beta portal are references and images of both Apple's Notes and Reminders, both of them set for iOS on the iPhone, for example, coming to the iCloud soon we must expect.

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Apple iCloud Harmony ad launches

Apple iCloud Harmony ad launches

Apple has released a new commercial for its emerging cloud service and, in typical Apple fashion it features a whole bunch of videos of Apple products in different locations, showing a whole bunch of different screenshots showcasing the product in question. The ad, entitled iCloud Harmony, has no voice-over at all. That's an interesting move considering the average consumer might need a bit of clarification on exactly what iCloud is.

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Apple iCloud streaming Movie storage deal imminent tip insiders

Apple iCloud streaming Movie storage deal imminent tip insiders

Apple is reportedly finalizing deals that will put iTunes movies in the cloud, allowing iPhone and iPad owners to stream the video content just as they can now access iTunes in the Cloud music. The service could launch as early as late 2011 or otherwise at the start of next year, the LA Times reports, with Apple's system an alternative approach to the Ultraviolet digital locker expected to launch with "Green Lantern" and "Horrible Bosses" this week.

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Apple iCloud will be powered by Microsoft and Amazon cloud servers according to reports

Apple iCloud will be powered by Microsoft and Amazon cloud servers according to reports

It takes a seriously robust server network to handle the kind of traffic and load that it takes to run a large and popular cloud service. Both Microsoft and Amazon offer this sort of robust server backend for companies to use. There is a new rumor going around that claims Apple's iCloud service will use the Microsoft and Amazon server networks. Apparently Apple has asked that the two companies not talk about the deal, which is no surprise given they are competitors.

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Apple iCloud Logo Revealed By WWDC 2011 Banner

Apple iCloud Logo Revealed By WWDC 2011 Banner

It's a busy time right now at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, where crews are preparing the venue for Apple's WWDC 2011 event. The event will kick off on June 6th and promises to reveal details on iOS 5, OS X Lion, and of course the much anticipated "iCloud." Curious what the new iCloud logo looks like?

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