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Microsoft to Rebrand SkyDrive to OneDrive

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Jan 27, 2014, 8:59 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Microsoft today announced that it plans to rebrand its SkyDrive cloud-storage product. The new name will be OneDrive. Microsoft said SkyDrive users will see no change to their service other than the name itself. "We believe the new OneDrive name conveys the value we can deliver for you and best represents our vision for the future," said Microsoft in a blog post. The official launch of OneDrive was not disclosed, but a sign-up page is now live for those interested in more information.

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T Bone

Jan 27, 2014, 10:32 AM

How Many Times Are They Gonna Rename This Thing?

It was previously called 'Windows Live Folders' then 'Windows Live Skydrive' then 'Microsoft Skydrive' and finally just 'Skydrive' 'One Drive'....

What's the deal here anyway? This is getting can't be a branding issue, because I know that Skydrive is very popular, particularly with college students.
is "not-Dropbox"
Believe it or not, they were forced to change it, because it had the word "sky" in the name. But, this little gem of a company managed to successfully sue Microsoft and win. They were also sued over the use of the word "metro." They can no longer offi...
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