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July 31, 2013 at 9:32 AM

Microsoft must rename SkyDrive following court settlement

SkyDrive LogoMicrosoft will be renaming SkyDrive, its personal cloud storage offering that the company has been touting as a big part of Windows 8 and the upcoming Windows 8.1.

Microsoft is doing so after reaching a settlement with British Sky Broadcasting Group, which had contended that Microsoft’s use of the name “SkyDrive” infringed on the British company’s “Sky” trademark.

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