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The app gap, in disasters like Hurricane Sandy

Mar 12, 2013
Twitter and Facebook were used by millions in the New York area to stay connected during Superstorm Sandy. But online disaster communication and preparedness isn't limited to social networking sites. Many entrepreneurs are trying to build platforms to stay informed during crises -- platforms that could be used outside of a disaster to market products.
Posted In: sxsw, apps, disasters

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.
Posted In: sxsw, South by Southwest

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."
Posted In: sxsw, Music, apps, sorrow, South by Southwest

'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.
Posted In: homeless hotspots, wi-fi, South by Southwest, sxsw

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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Amex teams with Foursquare

Jun 23, 2011
New venture aims to separate you from your money, as most ventures do. That's the way it is. Some things will never change. Right, Bruce Hornsby?...
Posted In: american express, amex, foursquare, geolocation, sxsw

IE9 launches at SXSWi

Mar 11, 2011
The techy hipster Woodstock is not the kind of place you'd expect to see Microsoft doing a whole lot. It's kind of like your dad crashing a rave....
Posted In: business, internet explorer, Microsoft, search, sxsw, Web Culture

Jump on the FanTrail at SXSW, and Radio Berkman talks to Nancy Baym

Mar 10, 2011
The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival starts tomorrow in Austin, and the hippest of the hip will be descending on the city. For the...
Posted In: Berkman Center, Radio Berkman, sxsw

Apple sets up emergency iPad 2 hipster deployment station

Mar 10, 2011
Imagine the horror: you're at SXSW and you're walking around with the OLD iPad? Scandal! It's enough to make you temporarily abandon your endless...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, hipsters, iPad 2, sxsw

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