Microsoft ponders new names for SkyDrive
A UK court ruled in July that "SkyDrive" infringed on British Sky Broadcasting Group's "Sky" trademark, and Microsoft is reportedly near picking a new moniker.
Microsoft is reportedly trying out potential new names for SkyDrive after losing a legal battle with Sky this past summer, with possible candidates rumored to include NewDrive, BingDrive, and FetchDrive.
Before you get too excited, Microsoft has previously used "new" as a placeholder or internal code name: Hotmail was internally dubbedbefore it was publicly rechristened Outlook.com. Back in July a UK court ruled that the naming of Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud storage service infringed on British Sky Broadcasting Group's Sky trademark, and that Microsoft should change the name to avoid confusion. As a result of this ruling, Microsoft is changing the name of SkyDrive across the board, and not just in Britain.
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