Microsoft forced to change SkyDrive name

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British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) recently won a trademark dispute with Microsoft over the SkyDrive name. In a settlement released on Wednesday and picked up by The Verge, Microsoft said it will not appeal the ruling and will change the brand name for its cloud storage service. SkyDrive will continue to be used until the…

Tizen to emerge as a 5th largest mobile platform this year

Tizen to emerge as a 5th largest mobile platform this year

Although we still wait to see the first Tizen-powered smartphone, ABI Research is predicting the bright future for the nascent platform. The research firm says that Tizen will emerge as a 5th largest mobile OS by the end of this year, after Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. Other platforms like Firefox OS, Ubuntu and…

Nokia increases Lumia device sales to 5.6M in Q1 2013

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Nokia announced its quarterly earnings for Q1 2013 today, and the results are mixed. Lumia shipments continue to rise, but overall device shipments and net sales for the division are declining. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop had this to say about the quarter: We have areas where we are making progress, and areas where we are…

No More Skyrim DLC from Bethesda

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Sad news for adventurers in the frigid Northern regions of Tamriel, Bethesda just issued a massive arrow to the knee in the form of a blog post entitled “Moving to our next adventure”. The post let Skyrim fans know there will be no more DLC coming out for the massive game. Later Bethesda marketing VP Pete…

This week @ Appscovery

This week @ Appscovery

Another week is behind us and one more time we have a list of apps that made the past 7 days. So without further ado, here’s what we’ve got: Trick your friends in a bar with Drinkify Buy Me Lite (Shopping List) Magic Crystals – free match three puzzle SPUN is the Ultimate SXSW Experience…

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