/// Yes, Apple Did Buy the iCloud.com Domain [Digital Daily]

April 29, 2011  |  All Things Digital


Apple has indeed acquired the domain name iCloud.com from Sweden-based hybrid cloud computing outfit Xcerion. Sources in position to know confirm that Apple bought the domain as GigaOm first reported Thursday , though they declined to say whether its rumored $4.5 million price tag was accurate. Just what Apple plans to do with the domain is unclear. Presumably, it will have something to do with whatever cloud-based services the company is rumored to be ramping up in its 505,000-square-foot North Carolina data center. PREVIOUSLY: Apple Poaches Microsoft’s Datacenter GM Apple’s Area 51: The Truth Is Out There Apple’s N.C. Data Center Intended for iTunes, MobileMe Apple Owns Another 70 Acres Near NC Data Center Was Apple Planning on Doubling Its North Carolina Data Center All Along? Apple Reaching for the Cloud With MacBook Air and N.C. Data Center That’s Apple’s New Data Center? Where’s the Giant Glass Cube?

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Yes, Apple Did Buy the iCloud.com Domain [Digital Daily]



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