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.
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.
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.
Mar 13, 2012
Having your tech chops may be more important than being able to play "Stairway."
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.
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?...
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....
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...