Microsoft loses suit, must change name of 'SkyDrive'

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by Candlelight, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. Candlelight macrumors 6502a

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    http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/31/4574878/microsoft-skydrive-name-change-bskyb

    Shame. I rather liked SkyDrive.
     
  2. BrianBaughn macrumors 603

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    Everyone gets the cloud concept now so they probably don't need a name like that anyway. MSDrive.
     
  3. roadbloc macrumors G3

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    SpyDrive. Since all the data is probably on an NSA server somewhere. :p
     
  4. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Now would be a perfect time to bring back the Zune brand.
     
  5. LostSoul80 macrumors 68020

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    Or Vista.
     
  6. HitchHykr macrumors 6502a

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    Now, that was funny
     
  7. MacNut macrumors Core

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    Or Bill Gates.
     
  8. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    Poor things, first they loose 'Metro' and now 'SkyDrive'. Hopefully they won't loose 'Windows'
     
  9. A Hebrew macrumors 6502a

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    At least Microsoft doesn't piss and moan about it like Apple would have.
     
  10. MacNut macrumors Core

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    Wanna bet, I bet Balmer threw a hissy fit.
     
  11. A Hebrew macrumors 6502a

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    Wrong. When the CEO of Microsoft throws a 'hissy fit' Microsoft would appeal the case.
     

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