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Apple says iCloud China data migration notice sent to some users in error
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 Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved to a Chinese company’s servers was done so accidentally. The Cupertino tech giant had announced Wednesday that next month it will begin the process of moving Chinese users’ iCloud data to […]

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Apple’s China iCloud data migration sweeps up international user accounts
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 Apple’s plan to migrate China-based iCloud user accounts to a local host on Chinese soil is already running into controversy after the iPhone-maker appeared included accounts registered overseas in the data. China-based users were informed of the upcoming migration yesterday, which Apple said “will allow us improve the speed and reliability of our iCloud services products […]

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Apple To Transfer Chinese iCloud Operations To Chinese Firm
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Apple’s iCloud services in mainland China will be operated by a Chinese company from next month, the tech giant has confirmed, though Apple will still have access to all data stored on iCloud. The company said it had made the move to comply with the country’s cloud computing regulations. iCloud accounts registered outside of China […]

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Amazon Echo supports iCloud calendars ahead of rumored Siri speaker
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Amazon's Echo speakers give you voice control over calendars from Google and Microsoft, but there's long been a notable exception to that rule: Apple. Thankfully, Amazon just filled that gap. The internet giant has quietly added support for linking…

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Group Demands Apple Pay Ransom for iCloud Credentials
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Apple has received a ransom threat from a hacking group claiming to have access to data for up to 800 million iCloud accounts. The hackers, said to be a London-based group called the “Turkish Crime Family,” have threatened to reset passwords and remotely wipe the iPhones of millions of iCloud users if Apple fails to […]

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iPhone Call Logs Easy Pickings on iCloud, Says Russian Security Firm
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Russian digital forensics firm ElcomSoft on Thursday reported that Apple automatically uploads iPhone call logs to iCloud remote servers, and that users have no official way to disable this feature other than to completely switch off the iCloud drive. The data uploaded could include a list of all calls made and received on an iOS […]

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British bloke bailed after ‘hacker plunders Pippa Middleton’s iCloud’
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Cops cuff, grill chap after tab tapped with offer of saucy pics for sale A man in Northamptonshire, UK, has been quizzed by cops investigating attempts by a hacker to sell the private photographs of Pippa Middleton – the sister to the Duchess of Cambridge.…

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Apple will power part of iCloud with Google Cloud Platform
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Google Cloud Platform has reportedly scored another major client after getting Spotify in February: Apple. Cupertino has struck a multi-million dollar deal with its staunchest rival to move part of iCloud and its other cloud-based offerings to GCP, a…

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Stealing Nude Pics From iCloud Requires Zero Hacking Skills — Just Some …
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That service is run by whoever owns the gadget-shows[dot]com domain, which was registered at the start of 2015 by an Otelea Catalin Madalin. The registration details indicate he's a Romanian living in the city of Focșani, in the east … In a previous …

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