29 Apr '11, 1pm

AlthingsD.com: Apple Buying iCloud.com, The Story is True

AllthingsD.com has confirmed with the Seller of the domain name, the Sweden-based computing company Xcerion has sold the domain iCloud.com to Apple. This confirms the story reported by GigaOm first reported Thursday , “though the Seller declined to say whether its rumored $4.5 million price tag was accurate.” Apple has not always bought the matching domain for its products and still does not own ipad.com a domains which gets over 50,000 visitors a month according to Compete.com nor iTouch.com. So I’m going to say that the entire story sounds good including the purchase price which would have been denied by one side or the other by now if wholly inaccurate. The question becomes now what is Apple going to do with iCloud.com. What is that product going to be? We all know about plans for a music and photo locker system but somehow I think that an expansion of mobileme could ha...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2011/04/29/althingsd-com-apple-...

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