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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.
Dennis Crowley, CEO and Co-Founder of Foursquare, shares his views on the latest developments in tech and social media, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone Group chairman & CEO, discusses his company's pledge to support innovation and weighs in on Dell's LBO, the private equity space, and the outlook on the market.
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.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest buzz and newest trends at the South by Southwest festival where scores of entrepreneurs, investors and technologist gather to build relationships and get to know people.
One analyst has told CNBC that 2013 could well be the year robots become a force to be reckoned with.
"I saw someone who was clearly a genius," said Digital Sky Technology's Yuri Milner says of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
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.
The Kauffman Foundation is working to increase diversity among start-ups at SXSW.
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.
Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson CEO, discusses health care spending and medical innovations, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.
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.
Tony Hsieh, Zappos.com CEO, discusses his plan to revolutionize e-commerce space and create a new social hub in downtown Las Vegas.
With the iPhone, Apple transformed the mobile experience, but now the question is: Can it invent the next game changer.
Erick Jessee, Posty Cards president, discusses how his business-to-business greeting card company has profited from offering their customers a personal touch.
Shares in Google hit an all-time high in intraday trading on Monday as Apple shares continued to fall. Some say this signals Google is taking Apple's place.
Shareholder Paulson & Co. said it will vote against MetroPCS's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA, a unit of Deutsche Telekom, unless the companies sweeten the deal.