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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?!
Spotify founder Daniel Ek thinks we're entering a "Golden Age" for music and culture. Even better, a Nielsen report suggests music fans are willing pay to enjoy it.
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!
Twitter's president of global revenue, Adam Bain, said he's seeing a surge of ads surrounding marketing initiatives here.
Foursquare is pushing to expand its local search business and its discount programs to attract new users, CEO Dennis Crowley said Monday.
"I saw someone who was clearly a genius," said Digital Sky Technology's Yuri Milner says of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
SxSW was a turning point for Twitter back in 2007. Now the conference is a key destination for Twitter to meet with its exploding advertiser base, says Adam Bain, president of Twitter's Global Revenue, who spoke to CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
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.
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.
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.
The Kauffman Foundation is working to increase diversity among start-ups at SXSW.
A group of over 100 entrepreneurs are founding their start-ups on buses during a three-day trek to SXSW.
American and British spies have infiltrated two fantasy games and collected users' data, the New York Times reports.
There are some posts on Facebook that are inappropriate to 'like.' So the company is exploring a 'sympathize' button.
Expanding into China would represent a "gigantic game-changer" for one social media site, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
The service has become a major force in holiday retail, helping consumers find products and stores market to the right consumers.
The new "tailored audiences" tool is designed to dramatically improve advertisers' return on investment.
The second film in the popular franchise is well on its way to grossing as much as $170 million.
Gift experts give their picks for coveted gifts for the leading lady in your life.
Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
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