“Scheduled to go live sometime this spring, Apple’s 505,000-square-foot North Carolina data center is, according to COO Tim Cook, intended to support iTunes and MobileMe,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.
“But we don’t yet know in what capacity, and Cook’s remark, which is at once unambiguous and utterly cryptic, leaves plenty of room for speculation,” Paczkowski reports. “And theories about the potential capabilities of this new facility abound.”
Paczkowski reports, “In a research note this week, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi reviewed a few of the more plausible ones, which run the gamut from the long-rumored iTunes streaming service to the back-end for a natural language voice interface and navigation service for its iOS devices.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: We think they’re using it to generate speculative blog posts.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]