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13 Things We Learned at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech Conference

ASPEN — For many in the tech world, it's becoming an annual pilgrimage: more exclusive than SXSW, not quite as elite as Sun Valley, in a far better location than CESFortune magazine's tech conference at the Aspen Institute, Brainstorm, was where Spotify chose to introduce its service to the U.S. Show More Summary

iTunes Festival 2014 Lineup Preview: Pharrell Williams, Kylie, and Maroon 5

The iTunes Festival at SXSW has come and gone, but we’re looking forward to the next big one. Since iTunes Festival was started, the event has become a much anticipated one, especially with lineups being improved all the time. Source...Show More Summary

Can ESSENCE Festival be the SXSW for African- Americans?

This was my first year attending ESSENCE Music Festival. The event is targeted primary to African- Americans women and this year had record attendance reaching 550,000 attendees. ESSENCE is a true mix of music, entrepreneurial workshops, trade shows, film/tv screenings and panels. The only big piece missing from ESSENCE is more technology. This year ESSENCE […]

Glenn Jones clothes nerds from Sheldon Cooper to SXSW

Glenn Jones didn’t set out to build a one-man T-shirt empire. The Aukland, New Zealand-based designer and illustrator started emblazoning tees with his visual witticisms on Threadless in 2004 and then hit the virtual shelves with his own store featuring … Read more ›

Cannes Lions Festival app will use iBeacons to let attendees network

Like it did for SXSW, Tribeca Film Festival, and the Olympic Games, event app platform Eventbase will be in charge of rolling out iBeacons at the upcoming Cannes Lions 2014 Festival that will provide attendees with unique features via the event’s official iOS app. This time around, rather than speeding up check-ins or interactive audience […]

Mighty Cast offers an SDK and API for its upcoming Nex Band modular wristband

Back at SXSW, we clapped eyes on an intriguing modular wearable called the Nex Band. Similar to a charm bracelet, it offers multiple modules that represent new features and can be swapped out or shared with other people. Ahead of its public launch later this year, creator Mighty Cast today launched an SDK and API for the device. Show More Summary

Ask a Dev: What Are the Limitations of Beacons?

In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS engineer Dan Murrell discusses the limitations of beacons, and some of the issues developers might encounter while working with this new technology See also: iBeacon Comes to SXSW Beacons can pinpoint the location of a device, and then exchange data with that device. Show More Summary

Silicon Valley Turned the White House Correspondents Dinner Into SXSW

3 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

It's difficult to further debase an annual event commemorating the moral failings of the media industry. But Silicon Valley is nothing if not innovative. Re/code reports that tech companies like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft are hosting some of the largest parties during White House Correspondents weekend. Read more...

Security Takes the Stage at SXSW: Key Takeaways

Every year CSID is lucky to attend South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), the digital portion of the technology, film and music festival that takes place in our hometown of Austin, Texas. While digital security topics have been incorporated...Show More Summary

ReadWrite At 11: Mapping The Future

3 months agoTechnology : ReadWriteWeb

Past and present members of Team ReadWrite at SXSW. Not pictured: Fruzsina Eördögh Eleven years ago, on April 20, 2003, ReadWrite founder Richard MacManus wrote this site’s first post, declaring that “[o]rdinary people should be able...Show More Summary

Barry Gibb Picks Tour Opener: Band That Serenaded SXSW Crash Victim

This is a quick tale of positive karma. Former Bee Gees front man Barry Gibb, the last surviving member of the genre-blurring music group, has chosen Jared & The Mill as the opening act of his U.S. tour. The Phoenix-based band memorably...Show More Summary

Engadget Podcast 392: The whiskey 'sode

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

After a chance meeting with Distiller app co-founder Mikael Mossberg and in-house whiskey expert Stephanie Moreno at this year's SXSW event, a unique podcast concept was born. In this Very Special Episode, our guests serve as spirit guides, taking us...

Conan O’Brien Plays Video Games On World’s Largest Full HD Display [Video]

Conan O’Brien was in Texas last month for an entire week during SXSW, and while there, filmed a special segment at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. No, Coco didn’t get tackled by the Cowboys or throw his hat into the world of concessions. Instead, as part of the Clueless Gamer segment, he hooked up a PlayStation 4 to […]

SXSW Shingerview: Keith Lehman, Sprint

Keith Lehman, Social Media Marketing Manager at Sprint is one cool dude. He started his career at Sprint working at a retail store for 5 years, and worked his way up to corporate, doing development in marketing and operations. On Sprint's digital strategy, "We really want to step away from being a network provider. Show More Summary

SXSW Shingerview: Glenn Carter, 3M

"We make over 60,000 products and you can't get through a day without coming in contact with 3M technology." I had the opportunity to chat with Glenn Carter, 3M's Innovation Communications Manager, as well as tour the 3M activation at SXSW. Show More Summary

SXSW Shingerview: Chris D'Amico, Hill Holiday

At SXSW last month, I chatted with my friend, a fellow creative, Chris D'Amico, SVP and Group Creative Director at Hill Holiday who is the creative lead on the Dunkin' Donuts account. "The brand is very traditional both in how it markets...Show More Summary

The Growing Pains of SXSW: An Interview with Brian Solis by @murraynewlands

2014 represents the 20th anniversary of SXSW Interactive. Even at the ripe age of 20, the show is still experiencing growing pains…in a good way. Brian Solis is one of the preeminent thought leaders in marketing and disruptive technologies...Show More Summary

SXSW Shingerview: Jason Levine, Mondelez

"I feel like we are in a Golden Age for brands, and our ability to engage with consumers on a 1 on 1 basis is unprecedented." Jason Levine, who is responsible for Oreo on a global scale, stopped by AOL's activation at Raptor House to talk about the Oreo brand. Show More Summary

Scott Hanselman's Complete List of Productivity Tips

Note Scott Hanselman (me): I had been meaning to write up my productivity tips for years. Isn't that ironic? However, after giving a presentation at SXSW on Productivity this year, Danny Schreiber from Zapier took it upon himself to do just that. Show More Summary

Fourth Person Dies Following SXSW Car Crash

DeAndre "Dre" Tatum, 18, of Fort Worth, Texas, died on Thursday from injuries sustained after a suspected drunken driver crashed through a crowd at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin earlier this month. Tatum is the fourth person...Show More Summary

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