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Apple Opens iCloud to Developers, May Be Planning Google Docs/Office 365 Competitor

Apple today opened iCloud.com beta to members of the iOS and Mac developer programs. 9to5Mac was the first to report the opening, and also noticed that Apple may be including a Google Docs/Microsoft Office 365 style Web-based document editing service. The page contains a teaser for iCloud iWork, which says “iCloud stores your documents and keeps them up to date on your devices and the web. To get started, launch Pages on your iOS device and turn on iCloud.”

Here’s the teaser:

Besides the promise of iWork in the cloud, iCloud is already sporting hosted, iOS-like calendar and contacts apps.

Developers who plan to work with the iCloud Storage APIs can sign up for a developer program here.

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