Actress Jennifer Lawrence is one of the celebrities whose private photos were stolen, raising questions about storing personal data online. Arthur Mola/Arthur Mola/Invision/AP hide caption

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Google's data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, houses servers in over 115,000 square feet of space. Connie Zhou/Google hide caption

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Researchers are increasingly using cloud computing to discover new drugs and medical treatments. Cloud computing is often cheaper and quicker than in-house computing. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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