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Austin Mini Maker Faire Returns

This one's for the folks who see everything around them as raw materials for something awe-inspiring. Those paper scraps are cranes if you have some time. Those marshmallows are missiles if you have the right launcher. It's the Mini Maker Faire, and it's coming to town tomorrow. Read More | Comment »

4:01PM Fri. May. 2, James Renovitch

HBO Gets in Bed With Amazon Prime

HBO and Amazon announced this morning a multiyear partnership giving Amazon Prime Instant Video exclusive access to select HBO programming. So now you can stop stealing your parents’ HBO GO password, and start stealing their Amazon Prime password instead. Read More | Comment »

9:20AM Wed. Apr. 23, Kimberley Jones

Dorkbot Returns Tonight

If you’ve felt a weakening in the dork side of the force in town it’s probably because Dorkbot has been on hiatus, but that’s about to change. Tonight, the meeting of artists, scientists, and everyone in between gets together to spotlight a trio of experts on a subject dear to their respective hearts. Read More | Comment »

10:00AM Mon. Apr. 21, James Renovitch

SXSW 2014 Interactive Awards

Congratulations, you've survived one third of the South by Southwest gantlet. As you prepare to dive headfirst into Music's mayhem, pause for a moment to appreciate the winners of the SXSW 2014 Interactive Awards and Accelerator Awards. Read More | Comment »

3:00PM Wed. Mar. 12, Monica Riese

Introducing SX Sketchbook 2014

Last year, we asked Chronicle comic artist Jen Sorensen to sketch some of her favorite sights from Downtown during South by Southwest Interactive. Read More | Comment »

4:33PM Sun. Mar. 9, Jen Sorensen

An Alternative to SXSW: Unplug Yourself

Rise and shine, Austin. Today’s Friday, March 7: the first day of South by Southwest. A chance for you and yours to take part in the most massive surge protector-sharing program this world has ever seen. Read More | Comment »

10:00AM Fri. Mar. 7, Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Announces Edward Snowden Videoconference

Hero to some, villain to others: SXSW Interactive has just announced that Edward Snowden will be part of a videoconferenced conversation with the American Civil Liberties Union's chief technologist, Christopher Soghoian. Read More | Comment »

10:35AM Tue. Mar. 4, Richard Whittaker

Dell, Google, and an Untold Story Hit SXSW

Everyone knows Austin is a startup and tech haven with more and more companies coming to our city. It is only fitting that one of Austin's early innovators' be added to the interactive mix. Read More | Comment »

2:25PM Thu. Feb. 20, Neha Aziz

If You Wear it, They Will Run

When Sujata Neidig gets ready for this weekend's Austin Marathon, she'll be doing what a lot of runners do. Hydrating, stretching – and, like an increasing number of racers, checking that all her batteries are charged. Read More | Comment »

8:00AM Sat. Feb. 15, Richard Whittaker

Kickstart Your Week With Team Atlas

How's that New Year's Resolution to go to the gym working out for you? This Austin-based tech company wants to help give you a big boost with a little product. Read More | Comment »

4:15PM Mon. Feb. 3, Monica Riese

Announcing the Finalists for the SXSW Interactive Awards

South by Southwest Interactive has long been regarded as a breeding ground for innovation and creativity, but the Interactive Awards recognize the best of the best in a far more formal way. Read More | Comment »

2:30PM Mon. Feb. 3, Monica Riese

SXSW Interactive Just Got Nerdier – and More Fashionable

With Neil deGrasse Tyson already on board as a keynoter, it's difficult to imagine how South by Southwest Interactive could have one-upped itself. Read More | Comment »

1:17PM Wed. Jan. 29, Monica Riese

SXSW Accelerator Finalists Pick Up Speed

South by Southwest Interactive announced this morning that it had an official list of finalists for the 2014 Accelerator. Read More | Comment »

12:30PM Wed. Jan. 22, Monica Riese

Kickstart Your Weekend: Civics Edition

When it comes to being civic minded, it can be an uphill battle. Remember when you found out some nations censor media? Did you protest in solidarity? Remember that time you saw a road with a much-needed bike lane and didn't email your local representative? Who has the time? Luckily, two Kickstarter campaigns are trying to help. Read More | Comment »

1:40PM Fri. Jan. 10, James Renovitch

Austin Techxas

Just because most of Austin has already broken out the eggnog doesn't mean that the tech world has stopped, errr, teching. This week, the Internet was aflutter with news of technology giants duking it out in Austin. Read More | Comment »

2:45PM Wed. Dec. 18, 2013, Brandon Watson

Through the Google Glass

Google shows off its little wearable computer to the public this weekend. Go online, RSVP, try it on, and tell us what you think. We're not sure if we looked like our future selves or just dorks. We're fine with it either way. Read More | Comment »

12:10PM Fri. Dec. 13, 2013, James Renovitch

Austin App Now Under Under Armour Umbrella

One of the world's leading purveyors of workout gear announced last week that it would acquire an Austin-based app, MapMyFitness. Read More | Comment »

12:00PM Tue. Nov. 19, 2013, Monica Riese

Jump for Joi

There's no such thing as an average hall of famer – they're all outstanding and impressive in ways we mere mortals could never dream. But Joi Ito really takes the cake. Read More | Comment »

4:00PM Thu. Nov. 14, 2013, Monica Riese

SXSWi Welcomes 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki

Can you spit in a tube? If so, Anne Wojcicki has a deal for you. Read More | Comment »

1:02PM Wed. Nov. 13, 2013, Monica Riese

SXSW Interactive Confirms 200 More Panels

Austin's biggest festival just keeps getting bigger. Read More | Comment »

2:30PM Tue. Nov. 12, 2013, Monica Riese

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