South by Southwest

SXSW 2013 lineup includes millions in venture capital

Mar 11, 2013
SXSW isn't just about music and tech. It's about money. Millions in venture-capital funds are sloshing around the conference in Austin, looking for start-ups to call home.
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At South by Southwest, techies are the new rock stars

Mar 8, 2013
What was first known as an indie music gathering and then a music and film festival, starts out this year as very much an interactive, startup, new media hotspot.
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SXSW lets Austin homeowners cash in

Mar 14, 2012
Anyone headed to the South by Southwest festival needs a place to stay. For a price, Austin homeowners will move out for a week.
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SXSW kicks off as musicians struggle to become nerds

Mar 13, 2012
Having your tech chops may be more important than being able to play "Stairway."
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'Homeless Hotspots' from the ground level

Mar 13, 2012
The "Homeless Hotspots" program unveiled at South by Southwest has ignited both outrage and support. But participants in the Front Steps homeless shelter say it's a beneficial program.
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'Homeless Hotspots' program sparks debate

Mar 12, 2012
A controversial new experiment at South by Southwest puts Wi-Fi units in the hands of the homeless. Accused of condescension and exploitation, "Homeless Hotspots" creators hope the debate will encourage entrepreneurship and visibility.
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South by Southwest opens -- tech flourishes

Mar 9, 2012
The South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, is famous for its music. It is also a film and technology event, worth tens of millions of dollars.
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