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iCloud and Siri Teams at Odds as Apple Seeks to Move Cloud Services In-House

Thursday April 21, 2016 8:42 am PDT by
Apple's efforts to move its cloud infrastructure in-house for its web services are being slowed by "political infighting" between the company's iCloud and Siri engineering teams, according to The Information. The paywalled report claims that the fighting is holding back Apple from fixing "technical problems that have plagued iCloud and iTunes," while at least one key engineering manager is...

Apple Inks Deal to Use Google Cloud Platform for Some iCloud Services

Wednesday March 16, 2016 2:48 pm PDT by
Apple has signed a deal with Google that will see the Google Cloud Platform providing some of the cloud infrastructure for iCloud and other cloud-based Apple services, reports CRN (via Business Insider). Apple reportedly established a $400 to $600 million deal with Google last last year and has, as a result, "significantly" cut down on its reliance on Amazon Web Services (AWS). According to...