Apple's iCloud Forecasts Stormy Future for Google

Thursday Jun 2nd 2011 by James Maguire
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Apple's may be about to do for cloud computing what it did for music and mobile phones. Google and Amazon, time to don your rain gear.

With a gigantic, hush-hush data center set to open in North Carolina and a major cloud-computing announcement due next week, Apple's on the edge of changing up online computing in a big way.

Not much is known about the new service other than its name with the now-familiar nomenclature -- iCloud. And yet, industry watchers seem to agree that whatever Apple has up its core, it's shaping up to be a game-changer. Read the details as told by our sister site, Datamation.


Apple's iCloud service, expected to be unveiled next week, completes a perfect storm of features that could accelerate Apple's growing dominance of computing and seriously undermine Google’s cloud strategy.

Read the complete article: How Apple's iCloud Will Rain On Google's Parade

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