Microsoft Corporation registers domain names for ‘Xbox Summer Stadium App’

Microsoft has picked up two new domain names this week hinting at an upcoming 'Summer Stadium' app for the Xbox. On April 30, 2012, Microsoft registered the hyphenated domains, xbox-summer-stadium-app.com (Whois) and xbox-summer-stadium-app.net (Whois), through the internet brand protection … [Read more...]

Neither Sony, Nintendo, nor Microsoft own the domains for their next consoles

The console wars are heating up, but there's just one problem: the three major companies don't own the matching domains to their next-generation consoles. Nintendo doesn't own WiiU.com, Sony doesn't own Playstation4.com, and Microsoft doesn't own Xbox720.com. Will the companies submit a domain … [Read more...]

Nearly a month after acquiring domain name, Microsoft starts redirecting Kinect.com to Xbox web page

Earlier this month, I was the first to report that Microsoft acquired the domain name Kinect.com for its controller-free add-on for the Xbox.  However, if you typed the URL, kinect.com, into your browser's address bar in the past 30 or so days, you were taken to Bing's search engine results … [Read more...]