Topic: Cloud services

Aereo's Last Minute Moves Before the Legal Fight of Its Life Launches consumer website explaining Supreme Court defense

Aereo is trying some last-minute moves to rally consumers behind its streaming TV technology just days before it defends its system before the Supreme Court next week. The pay-TV upstart today…

April 17, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

Google Music Expected to Launch Next Month Downloads service is 'close' says Android boss

Google is close to unveiling its new music service, which will apparently mix digital downloads with cloud storage. Google’s head of Android, Andy Rubin, confirmed reports of an upcoming launch at…

October 20, 2011, 6:13 AM EDT

UltraViolet Adds Streaming Access to DVD and Blu-Ray Studios, retailers, tech companies team up to save sales

With consumers watching movies on everything from their smartphones to their iPads, buying a DVD version that can only be played on a TV set or computer seems pretty limiting…

October 11, 2011, 11:32 AM EDT

Apple Releases Beta Version of Cloud Music Service to Developers iTunes Match lets users stream libraries

iTunes users are one step closer to being able to access any song, anywhere. Last night, Apple released the beta version of iTunes Match—also known as “iTunes in the cloud”—to…

August 30, 2011, 10:45 AM EDT

Apple to Offer TV Show Storage in the iCloud Also offering more shows through Apple TV

Apple has signed new deals with television companies to expand its iCloud service, allowing users to store their TV shows and access them remotely on Apple devices, reports the New…

August 2, 2011, 12:12 PM EDT

Apple Close to Deals with Top Record Companies 'iCloud' music service will have label support

It looks like Apple is closer than ever to launching its own music cloud service—with record label support. According to information obtained by CNET, Apple has signed a music-licensing deal with…

May 19, 2011, 9:36 AM EDT

Google to Launch 'Music Beta' Cloud Service But record labels haven't signed on

Google will finally unveil its long-awaited cloud service at Google I/O, the company’s developers’ conference in San Francisco, on Tuesday. But Google’s service, which will be called Music Beta by Google,…

May 10, 2011, 8:13 AM EDT

Apple Puchased iCloud Name Company rumored to be launching iTunes-related site

An anonymous tipster told GigaOm's Om Malik that Apple has paid Swedish company Xcerion $4.5 million for its iCloud storage service and the domain name This news has led…

April 28, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT

Has Apple Beaten Google to the Music Cloud? Search giant's development of its media locker has hit roadblocks

Apple has completed work on a cloud-based online music storage service, according to sources within the company who have spoken to Reuters. Google has also been developing its own music…

April 22, 2011, 11:38 AM EDT

Amazon's EC2 Cloud Service Crashes And takes a number of sites down with it

Overnight on Wednesday, Amazon’s cloud-based EC2 (Elastic Computing Cloud) service went down, affecting sites including Foursquare, Reddit, Quora, and Moby. According to Amazon’s own dashboard, both its EC2 service and…

April 21, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT