Apple confirmed an iCloud outage occurred on Wednesday that may leave some users unable to access services.



CUPERTINO, Calif. (TheStreet) - Apple(:AAPL) confirmed an outage in its iCloud service on Wednesday that may leave some users unable to access services.

A statement appeared on the support section of Apple's Web site at 2:42 p.m. ET confirming the outage. An unspecified number of users may be affected, according to the tech giant.

"Users may be unable to access iCloud services," it said, adding that normal service will be restored as soon as possible.

Apple launched iCloud last year, touting services such as cloud-based document storage and iTunes in the cloud. Seen as a shrewd way for Apple to tighten its relationship with its customers, iCloud has racked up 125 million registered users since its introduction in October.

The iPhone maker has not yet to respond to TheStreet's request for comment on this story.

The stock was down $3.10, or 0.53%, at $584.31 in late trades.

--Written by James Rogers in New York.

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