Microsoft releases Power BI Office 365 for Windows 8/RT

Business Intelligence is a growing trend in the IT industry, and Microsoft is trying to become a leader in this pioneering industry. In July, the company announced the launch of Power BI for Office 365 subscribers. The service was made to provide businesses with a cloud-based solution to view Office 365 reports, particularly from Excel …

Microsoft agrees to change SkyDrive name worldwide; won’t appeal ruling

Microsoft will soon make a name change for its SkyDrive cloud data storage service. After losing a trademark battle in a UK court in June from the pay TV provider BSkyB, the two companies have now agreed that Microsoft will not appeal the ruling and will make moves to change the name of the SkyDrive …

Microsoft: The desktop UI will never go away completely

Microsoft’s launch of Windows 8 in 2012 introduced the PC world to its Modern user interface, made mostly for touchscreen display interactions. Many PC users, however, still interact with Windows 8 primarily with the traditional desktop UI. You might think that Microsoft would like to do away with the desktop at some point, but a …

Shared file lists, folder mounting and more coming to SkyDrive

A new report claims that Microsoft is planning to add quite a few new features to its SkyDrive cloud data storage service in the near future. That’s according to Liveside.net, which has broken a number of stories concerning SkyDrive over the past several months, including the recent addition of uploading panorama photos for Windows 8.1 …