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February 19, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Microsoft rolls out OneDrive branding to replace SkyDrive

Last month, Microsoft announced it had chosen the name “OneDrive” to replace “SkyDrive” as the brand for its personal cloud storage service.

Today, Microsoft started rolling out that new brand name out to the SkyDrive/OneDrive website; mobile apps on Windows Phone, Android and iOS;  Windows 8, 7 and Vista; and Xbox. The update should be coming soon to Mac OS X as well.

OneDrive is displayed on a variety of devices (Photo from Microsoft)

OneDrive is displayed on a variety of devices (Photo from Microsoft)

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January 27, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Microsoft renames SkyDrive as OneDrive, following court settlement

SkyDrive, Microsoft’s personal cloud storage service, is being renamed OneDrive. Microsoft announced the name change today. Microsoft had agreed to change the SkyDrive name after reaching a settlement last year with British Sky Broadcasting Group, which had contended that Microsoft’s use of the name “SkyDrive” infringed on the British company’s “Sky” trademark. Microsoft’s announcement today of the…

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