In the high desert of the Chilean Andes, a $1.5 billion international telescope was brought to full power on Wednesday, enabling mankind to peer deeper into space and further back in time than ever before.
Getting around Austin during the South by Southwest festival can be a nightmare. Thanks to a few handy apps, there are some creative travel options -- no cash required!
South by Southwest draws so many entrepreneurs, it naturally also draws venture capital investors hoping to find the next big thing.
Artspace CEO Catherine Levene wants to make collecting art simple and easy.
Tech is about to come out of winter hibernation. This week: the U.S. gets to pre-order the BlackBerry Z10, and Samsung unveils the Galaxy S4.
Fortune 500 brands flock to the South by Southwest festival, hoping to up their cool factor or even find the holy grail -- viral buzz. But they know they have to do more than just slap their name on a party with free tacos and beer to do it.
Apple's next-generation iPhone may feature technology that will let users pay for purchases by tapping their phone.
Though South By Southwest is famous for being a launch pad for social networks like Twitter and Foursquare, physical products are in the spotlight this year. Wait, talking sneakers?!
Twitter's president of global revenue, Adam Bain, said he's seeing a surge of ads surrounding marketing initiatives here.
Algorithms are growing ever more powerful but they are not always up to deciphering the ambiguity of human language and the mystery of reasoning. They are being asked to be more humanlike in what they figure out.
Icahn Enterprises has entered into a confidentiality agreement with Dell, less than a week after Carl Icahn joined growing opposition to take the computer maker private.
One analyst has told CNBC that 2013 could well be the year robots become a force to be reckoned with.
Nicolas Sarkozy is being wooed by sovereign wealth funds including Qatar's who are ready to back him to start a private equity fund. The Financial Times reports.
The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.
Want a high-paying job? It might be time to learn to write code, and it's not as hard as it sounds.
A report that will be voted on in the EU parliament March 12 could lay the groundwork for laws banning pornography across all media — including the Internet — and could potentially restrict free speech advocates claim.
There has been the distinction between physical and electronic works--books, songs, movies--since digital goods became widely available a decade ago, but it is now under attack, both in the courts and the marketplace, reports The New York Times.
Carl Icahn demanded Dell pay out $15.7 billion in special dividends, joining a growing chorus of opposition to founder Michael Dell's plan to take the world's No. 3 personal computer maker private.
The Kauffman Foundation is working to increase diversity among start-ups at SXSW.
There are major differences among the engineering & construction names, Cramer said. You’ve got to be careful.
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