Apple's iCloud services had an 8 hour outtake - luckily I don't use that anymore

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Luckily I don't use Apple's iCloud anymore, I mean, an 8 hour outtake? That would be a disaster if I were dependent on that service. I use Google Services and Chrome to sync and upload everything now. Feels stable and secure.
Some users of Apple’s iCloud documents, Photo Stream, iPhoto Journals and Backup & Restore are unable to access the services due to issues affecting the system.

According to the Services, Stores, and iCloud system status page, all of the previously mentioned services are suffering from known issues
Source: iMessage, iCloud documents, Photo Stream and other Apple services hit by up to eight hour outages - The Next Web