26 Tricks From Texas

By Chris Thompson | #SXSW: A Short Compilation Of The 2014 Press Coverage

A Stun Gun Drone Designed To Incapacitate Criminals Is The Scariest Thing At SXSW

Chaotic Moon Studios is a startup in Austin, TX that designs software for pretty much every big name brand under the sun.<p>They also invented a stun gun-loaded drone, which they invited Popular Science editors to come check out while in town for SXSW. It is as crazy and terrifying as it sounds.<p>The …

Drones

7 Ways Television Marketing Is Big at SXSW

From experiential activations to free food and actual broadcasts, network and cable TV outlets have left their stamps all over Austin. It is clear …

Campaign

GoGo Takes Texting Into the Skies Over SXSW

“Hi Mom, I’m calling from 10,000 feet!”<p>GoGo took its SXSW marketing to new heights, shall we say, showing off technology that will bring texting to …

Cities Summit | SXSW Conference & Festivals

Cities Summit<p>March 12-13 • The Cities Summit at SXSW is an opportunity for civic leaders, creative citizens, and urbanists of all disciplines to …

SXSW 2014 Film Awards: Title Design Finalists

For the fifth year running, Art of the Title returns to Austin, Texas for the 2014 SXSW Festival, and the Excellence in Title Design Awards<p>The event …

VEVO streaming iTunes Festival from SXSW the exact same way Apple is

The iTunes Festival from SXSW in Austin, TX, will be kicking off tonight and Vevo has announced that it too will be streaming the action live. The …

Julian Assange Appears at South by Southwest

Coldplay, Imagine Dragons Launch iTunes Festival at SXSW

“We’ve been away a long time,” Coldplay’s Chris Martin told fans on Tuesday night at South By Southwest, “and I can’t think of a better place to come …

SXSW 1: The Early Adopters Become the Established

About seven years ago, a little booth in the trade show of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival was manned by people from the …

Show Us How You See SXSW

The doors to the MashHouse have closed, but SXSW is far from over. With Film running through Saturday and the Music festivities just heating up, …

SXSW

Hodor on the Decks: How 'Game of Thrones' Rocked SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas — Winter is coming back on April 6 when the fourth season of HBO's hit series <i>Game of Thrones</i> begins, returning the show's nerdy legions …

Game of Thrones

Selfies @ SXSW

SXSW

Seth Rogen Reveals the Rigorous Joke-Testing Process Behind 'Neighbors' (Q&A)

In a lively interview, Hollywood's funniest man says "yes" to pushing the comedy envelope, "no" to lazy politicians and "not yet" to having …

Edward Snowden and ACLU at SXSW

Blondie at SXSW | Blondie

5 Facts That Prove Bacon Is God's Greatest Creation

AUSTIN, Texas — Bacon saves lives and fuels astronauts. Really.<p>You may only think of bacon as the food of the Internet gods, but this sizzling slab …

Burgers

Best Dressed at SXSW 2014: Amber Heard, Mindy Kaling & More

Break out your boots, because Hollywood is officially making its way down to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest!<p>Style at SXSW is all about cool …

SXSW Swag Blamed for Activating Airport Alarms

Swag given to attendees of the South By Southwest festival set off airport security alarms Wednesday, leaving passengers complaining of long delays …

iBeacon Comes to SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas — If you need any more proof that iBeacon is one of the hottest technology trends of 2014, look no further than this year's SXSW …

Internet of Things

SXSW: What hath tech wrought?

<b>The once-secret surveillance programme of the US's National Security Agency (NSA) is casting a long shadow over this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference, a festival of technology and innovation that starts on Friday.</b><p>Amid the search for the Next Big Thing, the breathlessly …

Biz Stone: Humans can outsmart the Internet

At 9:45 in the morning after his 40th birthday you might expect Biz Stone, best known for co-founding Twitter, to be a little bleary. After all, many millionaire tech execs flaunt their party lifestyle like a badge of honor.<p>But on this Tuesday, in a quiet corner of an Austin hotel lounge, Stone is …

Biz Stone

Pennzoil Brings Mario Kart Racing To SXSW

It’s-a me, Pennzoil!<p>Everyone who’s both played <i>Mario Kart</i> and ever been tailgated on the highway has probably wished they could drop a banana peel or fire a red shell at their fellow motorists. Sadly, however, <i>Mario Kart</i> is a game that can only be played on Nintendo devices–there is no glowing star …

Two Killed, Several Injured in Hit and Run at SXSW

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>23 individuals have been transported. Of those 5 are in critical condition, 2 deceased. #SXSW<p>— …