“Apple’s upgrade of its mobile-phone operating system iOS 6 and the iCloud service will include a photo-sharing utility à la Instagram, which is being acquired by Facebook for $1 billion,” Aabha Rathee writes for Wall St. Cheat Sheet. “The app has more than 40 million users.”
“The new features will allow iCloud users to share photos with other users and to comment on them, sources told The Wall Street Journal,” Rathee writes. “About 125 million Apple device owners have signed up for the iCloud data-syncing service, the company announced last month. In February, the company had said the service had a 100 million users.”
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