By Lily Hay Newman for WIRED. A hacker group called Turkish Crime Family says that it can access 250 million iCloud accounts
The tech giant may be retooling its business model.
It seems like everyone is using the cloud these days. Whether they're storing their personal files and photos to share them with friends and family, or they're taking advantage of the amount of space readily available for businesses critical data, there is one common concern across the board: how safe is the cloud?
While the software as a service model decidedly has its benefits, developers and content creators shouldn't be so quick to turn their back on the concept of ownership and the value that ownership offers to consumers.
You can hardly get through an article or news story about technology without hearing about the cloud. It's one of those buzzwords that's impossible to avoid. But what the heck is the cloud? What can it do for you? What if the cloud "breaks"?
It's been a few years now since I began paying for Spotify's premium service, and to my enormous surprise I think I've been converted. Sure, I still buy some CDs and download albums that I think I'll want in my "permanent" collection. But most of my listening these days has been on Spotify. And, I've begun to understand why.