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Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: Mat Honan’s iCloud hack wasn’t preventable with a strong password, hints about a larger iPhone in iOS 6, the Apple TV moves beyond hobby stage, and more.

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With so many people writing about Apple, finding the best stories and reports isn’t easy. Here’s our daily pick of stories about the company from around the Web that you shouldn’t miss:

  • Wired follows up on the epic hacking that victimized writer Mat Honan’s iCloud, Twitter and Gmail accounts over the weekend, and warns that our focus on creating secure passwords lulls us into a false sense of security.
  • We still don’t know for sure if the next iPhone will have a larger screen. But 9to5Mac has figured out that the current iOS 6 software beta at least makes it possible to scale the homescreen up to a larger size without sacrificing image quality.
  • TUAW weighs on how the Apple TV is moving beyond “hobby” stage for Apple and its living room ambitions.
  • Asymco looks at the impact iOS GameCenter has had, now that it’s the third-largest gaming platform of all time.
  • Last week it was Siri’s voice commands, this week it’s Facetime that’s generating a lawsuit against Apple from Taiwan. MIC Gadget has details on the man who says he owns the patent on an “internet call feature for phones.”

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  1. Tech Marketer Tuesday, August 7, 2012

    Security should be a part of cloud provider’s core Philosophy. If security isn’t part of the DNA, good luck bolting it on later. After Amazon, SalesForce, and DropBox; now iCloud has also hit the news, putting another “question mark” on Cloud security.

    But in my opinion, cloud is strongly secured. There are many other factors that we sometimes neglect to consider before jumping to the decision.

    Here’s an article on Cloud security that I found very informative, and may address most of your questions regarding cloud-security.

    http://www.dincloud.com/blog/Cloud-Security-Whos-Job-is-it

    I hope you will find it useful.

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