10 Charts: Everything You Need to Know About the Cloud

By Rebecca J. Rosen

Tech 2020 We're in the third and final week of our Tech2020 report and this week is all about the cloud -- our storage locker on the Internet where we keep everything music, term papers, photos, and just about anything else we used to keep on our personal devices. The cloud has grown rapidly in recent years, as data-storage costs have decreased and the speed of our network has improved. Below, we present to you 10 charts about the cloud, here and around the world.

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