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.
The annual South by Southwest Interactive festival, which begins on Friday, is anticipated to be bigger than ever this year. About 25,000 people are expected to attend.
Technological advance in the mobile space have produced a paradigm shift in business practices and etiquette. The skyrocketing use of mobile devices is upending much of what we know and experience in our work lives. Gone is the eight-hour workday, reports USA Today.
Apple is in a "dilemma", according to one analyst and a low-end version of the iPhone or even a rumored iWatch or Apple TV may not be enough to turn its fortunes around.
Facebook appointed a former Genentech executive to its board of directors, the social networking company's latest move to expand its boardroom following its initial public offering last May.
Samsung Electronics is set to invest about $110 million in struggling Sharp, a deal that will ensure it a smooth supply of large-sized TV panels and help bolster the Japanese company's chances of survival.
With the iPhone, Apple transformed the mobile experience, but now the question is: Can it invent the next game changer.
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