Fresh out of a report on Fusible, the news is that Microsoft has picked up several Xbox8.XX domain names. Cue the hype wagons. Before we get away from ourselves, let’s go over what we know about the coming Xbox console: Not very much; It’s coming out in 2013. Moving into the realm of conjecture, it’s quite likely that the next Xbox console will feature a strong cross-platform code base, similar to what Windows Phone is undergoing in its coming update; this will allow for faster, unified development, and perhaps better game and app interoperability. But really, we don’t know much. Around TNW we’ve become quite comfortable calling the coming device the Xbox 720, mostly because we’re uncreative, and that name is simple to understand by all – it requires no explanation. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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