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Apple Services revenue to continue explosive growth, reach Fortune 100 status in 2017

Apple Services revenue to continue explosive growth, reach Fortune 100 status in 2017


Apple’s Q3 2016 earnings may be disappointing from an overall revenue and iPhone sales perspective, but the financial report wasn’t all doom and gloom. One of the standout points was Apple’s Services business which is booming.

Another Hacker in ‘Celebgate’ iCloud Phishing Attack Pleads Guilty

Another Hacker in ‘Celebgate’ iCloud Phishing Attack Pleads Guilty

Chicago based Edward Majerczyk has agreed to plead guilty in the massive iCloud phishing hack that affected many popular celebrities and was termed as “Celebgate.” Majerczyk has pleaded guilty for stealing photographs and videos of celebrities from their iCloud email accounts. He faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

iCloud Mail and Notes Are Currently Suffering an Outage

iCloud Mail and Notes Are Currently Suffering an Outage

Many iCloud users are reporting that they have been unable to access iCloud Mail and Notes since the last couple of hours. Apple has also confirmed the outage on its service status page which affects “multiple iCloud services,” with around 0.86% of iCloud users being affected by it.

Apple Music Isn’t Deleting Music Libraries From Your Hard Drive On Its Own

Apple Music Isn’t Deleting Music Libraries From Your Hard Drive On Its Own

The way in which Apple Music manages your music can be confusing, but you don’t have to worry about it deleting your library on its own. Despite recent reports, the service will never take it upon itself to remove tracks from your Mac’s hard drive. Here’s how it really works.

Some iMessage Users Experiencing Issues with Delivery

Some iMessage Users Experiencing Issues with Delivery

It’s been a bit of a stretch since iMessage or iCloud have experienced an issue, but according to a growing number of users, the streak has been ended.

Infighting Between iCloud and Siri Teams Slowing Steps to Adopt In-House Cloud Infrastructure

Infighting Between iCloud and Siri Teams Slowing Steps to Adopt In-House Cloud Infrastructure

Apple has plans, according to unofficial reports, to adopt its own in-house cloud infrastructure and move away from third-party options, but those efforts are apparently being slowed by in-house conflict.

Apple to Team up with Chinese Server Supplier for Rumored iCloud Switch

Apple to Team up with Chinese Server Supplier for Rumored iCloud Switch

Apple is reportedly teaming up with China-based server supplier Inspur as it looks to bring its iCloud data services in-house. The company currently relies on Amazon and Google for its data center needs, but it is looking to cut costs as demand for its cloud services grows.

Some Users Experiencing iCloud Services Downtime

Some Users Experiencing iCloud Services Downtime

Leading into the weekend, some iCloud users are experiencing some downtime in services attached to Apple’s cloud platform.

Apple’s Plans for Cloud Infrastructure Involve 6 Projects, Aims to Stop Snooping

Apple’s Plans for Cloud Infrastructure Involve 6 Projects, Aims to Stop Snooping

Apple is making changes to the way it handles its expanding cloud infrastructure, as many reports over the last few weeks have outlined, and yet another one adds even more details to the mix.

iOS 9.3 Encrypts iCloud Backups with Passcode

iOS 9.3 Encrypts iCloud Backups with Passcode

In the ongoing battle between Apple and FBI, you may have heard that authorities could have used an iCloud backup to access the data stored on an iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.