Documents in the Cloud are what Apple calls your files stored in iCloud. Each app has it's own iCloud container and can store almost any kind of file there. Once stored, those files are pushed up to Apple's servers, then propagated across any other Apple devices, iPhone, iPad, or Mac, that are logged into your same iCloud account. The advantage is, if you work on multiple devices, you can start a document on one and continue it on another without any problem. The disadvantage is, Apple "locks" files to the app that created so you can only find a file again by returning to the original app you used to make it.
While Documents in the Cloud had some hiccups at launch it's been working reliably and solidly since iOS 6 and OS X Mountain Lion. With iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks Documents in the Cloud created by Apple's own Numbers, Pages, or Keynote can also be accessed and edited via iWork on iCloud via iCloud.com.
If you don't want to give out your personal iCloud email address, you can create aliases for it so that you can receive email there and be able to delete an alias at any time.
If you're limited on iCloud storage space, you can manually decide what app data you want, and what you don't!
Apple says that it has fixed iCloud syncing and CloudKit issues that have been plaguing third-party apps for some time.
Apple's iCloud Private Relay feature is designed to prevent anyone from snooping on what you're doing on the internet, but a number of European cellular carriers want it banned
Apple is reportedly seeing people leave from three of its most important teams at a "notable" rate, with Health, iCloud, and AI all losing bodies.
Jane Horvath, Apple’s chief privacy officer spoke at CES 2020 yesterday and confirmed that Apple scans photos to check whether they have any illegal content.
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