Microsoft doubles Exchange Online mailbox storage from 25GB to 50GB

Microsoft is giving Office 365 business users yet another free upgrade, this time doubling the storage of all Exchange Online and Office 365 service plans from 25GB to 50GB. A blog post from Microsoft states this email increase began rolling out today. All Exchange Online and Office 365 business customers should get the storage boost …

Microsoft increases SkyDrive Pro storage to 25 GB for Office 365 business users

If you have a business subscription to Office 365, you can now store a lot more files and folders on SkyDrive Pro for free. Microsoft has just announced that Office 365 business users now have up to 25 GB of free space in the default version of SkyDrive Pro, up from the previous limit of …

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 …