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Microsoft Launches Rebranded OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)

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Microsoft is making OneDrive, its rebranded SkyDrive cloud storage service, available globally as of February 19.

Microsoft officials announced the new branding for its cloud storage service, formerly known as SkyDrive, in late January. Microsoft was obliged to change the name of the service after a loss of a trademark battle with British Sky Broadcasting Group over the “Sky” name.

Existing SkyDrive customers don’t have to do anything to move to OneDrive; their files are already in OneDrive and can be accessed by logging into with their existing SkyDrive credentials. Updated OneDrive apps for Windows Phone, Android phones and iPhones are available for download in their respective stores.

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Microsoft Forced to Rename SkyDrive

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Paul Thurott, WinSuperSite

Microsoft confirmed that it will not fight a July ruling by the England and Wales High Court in which it was found to have infringed on British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) trademarks for the term “Sky.” As a result, Microsoft has agreed to rebrand its SkyDrive cloud storage service with a new, as yet-unknown name.

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Podcast: May 12, 2012: Mother Bloggers & Jobs in the Cloud

Show Notes:

Moms who blog: Internet Advisor Social Media Maven Emily Hay highlights moms making their mark on the Web

The Cookie-A-Day Challenge: Stephanie Zielinski local mom took the challenge from her family to make a different cookie recipe every day for a year.  She created a blog and a Facebook page.

Cloud Computing Pays Off for MichiganEric Abbot, Microsoft’s Online Solution Specialist unveils the bright future for Michigan that Cloud Computing offers. Microsoft predicts there will be a 39% increase in Detroit jobs from 2012-2015.


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