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During SXSW Facebook and its partners unleashed a whole new crop of timeline apps with entries emerging from Foursquare, Nike, The Onion,Vevo, Fandango, Viddy, Endomondo, RootMusic, Foodspotting, Pose and Votizen.
The festival, launched in 1989 to draw attention to this city's vibrant music scene, has morphed into a magnet for technology companies — start-ups and large corporations alike — and Hollywood, too. SXSW Interactive runs through Tuesday, giving way to the music festival that runs through Sunday; SXSW's film portion ends Saturday.
NBC launches Fashion Star tomorrow. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story.
A digital marketing company is sponsoring homeless people to act as wireless hotspots during the tech start-up conference South by Southwest in Austin, Texas.
Todd Haselton, of TechnoBuffalo and Matthew Hoffman, Cowen & Company, discuss whether reports of the PC's "death" are premature.
With a new iPad poised to hit store shelves on March 16, plenty of current iPad owners will likely hit the used electronics market to sell their older tablet.
CNN, a unit of Time Warner, and Mashable are in advanced talks that may lead to an acquisition of the social news Web site, three people with knowledge of the talks said, the New York Times.
The 13th International Energy Forum (IEF) kicks off on Tuesday in Kuwait City, bringing to the table energy ministers from 88 countries around the world representing some 90 percent of global supply and demand
Edzard Overbeek, President, Asia Pacific, Cisco, says Cisco has witnessed solid expansion globally, and explains how the company's strategy has led to growth in Asia, especially in China, Japan and India.
“Fifty Shades of Grey,” an erotic novel by an obscure author that has been described as “Mommy porn” and “Twilight” for grown-ups, has electrified women across the country, who have spread the wordon Facebook pages, at school functions and in spin classes, the New York Times reports.
Zynga has been slow to capitalize on the Words with Friends audience, but it's planning to rectify that quickly.
The crew from Google's Android team was huddling late last month to put the final touches on an idea.
While it might run counter to most people's common sense, the hottest trend in the video game industry these days is giving away games for free.
Forecasting elections based on the Twittersphere is a tweet in progress. For now, social media is better used by candidates to mobilize their communities, rather than to predict election outcomes.
Shelby Clark, founder of RelayRides, created a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace while living in Boston without a car. The company launched nationwide Monday.
One of the biggest questions leading up to the release of Apple's new iPad was what the new tablet would be named. Would it be the iPad3, the iPad HD or follow in the footsteps of the latest iPhone and inherit an "S" at the end and be called the iPad2S ?
As tablet prices drop and new versions land in stores, families are trading up and passing their castoffs to children and grandparents.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has details on Apple's new iPad, including a 5 megapixel camera and new retina display. "What Apple is really trying to do, is present the iPad now as a content-creation powerhouse not just a content-consumption device," he says. "And that could possibly threaten the PC a little down the line."
Apple is expected to unveil the next generation iPad in San Francisco today.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan charts Apple's impact on the tech sector and discusses how much Apple really matters, with Howard Silverblatt, S&P's senior index analyst. Also, CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains how Nuance is tied to Apple.
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Though Alibaba is seeking a valuation of as much as $162.7 billion, one stock market pro thinks it could fetch up to $240 billion.