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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sxsw 2012’

2012 SXSW Social Media Buzz: Get The Lowdown [Infographic]

In this ultimate South by Southwest (SXSW) infographic discover the who’s who of this years festival and find out who the real stars of the show were. If you’re not familiar with the festival this is a great opportunity to learn what it’s all about. From what people were eating, to what brands made the biggest splash, this graphic covers …

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SXSW 2012: Google Maps House Bids Farewell To Austin

Hey, did you know that South by Southwest happened in Austin, Texas, last week? Of course you did! News of the festival attached itself in some way to nearly everything related to technology and pop culture for the past week. Google was there in force as it commandeered the entire residential roadway of Rainey Street last weekend to erect the …

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Bruce Springsteen Schools ‘Em At SXSW 2012

The man with the Number One album in America today, The Boss, took to the stage at SXSW to deliver the festival’s keynote address. Bruce Springsteen began by asking, “Why are we up so fucking early? I mean, uh, how important can this speech be if we’re giving it at noon. Every decent musician in town is asleep. Or, will …

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Fiona Apple Appearance At SXSW Was Huge For Fans [Videos]

SXSW has been going on since March 9, and will wrap up on Sunday, but i’s clearly been a blast for many, whether they’ve attended for the interactive, film or music portion. Fiona Apple fans were treated to a performance by the artist, who previewed her first new material in five years. It had been as long since she performed …

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SXSW: Google TV Developer Talks With LG, MOVL & Clear Channel

The Google TV is a pretty impressive piece of equipment. It’s poised to be a major game changer for the television space. Google recently talked with people in the TV tech industry to ask them questions about Google TV. The panel of developers include Pete Hollenhorst of LG, Alan Queen of MOVL, and Harper Lieblich of Clear Channel. The developers …

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Google Is Working On Making SEO Matter Less

At SXSW there was a session called, “Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better!” As previously reported, Matt Cutts was supposed to be there, but couldn’t make it due to his wife having foot surgery. He was still able to appear remotely, and during the session, he just happened to mention that Google is working on some things that …

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Foursquare Returns To Roots To Grow Ads (SXSW)

Foursquare got its start at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) just as many of the great social media entities did that we enjoy today. Things are a little better than they were back in 2009 when Foursquare first appeared at the Austin media festival. Today they have over 20 million users and are looking for new ways to promote …

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Dell and YouTube Gear-Up For Major Coverage

Another important announcement from the 2012 South By Southwest (SXSW) festival, Dell and YouTube are partnering up for some major music festival coverages. These are events you won’t want to miss and these industry giants are making sure you don’t have to. Check out what the partnership has planned: * New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (New Orleans) – April …

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PayPal Digital Wallet Unveiled At SXSW: Here’s 20 Minutes Of Demo

PayPal introduced a new digital wallet today at SXSW. “This is the future of what PayPal is going to be looking like over the coming months,” PayPal VP, Global Product & Experience, Sam Shrauger declares. He actually discussed the offering on the PayPal blog the other day. In that post, he ran down the following lis of what the new …

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Mass Effect Getting Anime Adaptation This Fall

Have you ever wondered what Mass Effect would be like as a movie? Well, it’s not a movie, but Funimation is making an anime based on the series. Announced last year, nobody really had any idea of what an anime adaptation of Mass Effect would look like. We finally get our first look today at SXSW where Funimation’s James Vega …

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Turntable.fm Gets Deals With All Four Major Labels

Turntable.fm has secured licensing deals with all four of the major record labels (Universal, Sony, Warner and EMI), which will obviously go a long way in making the service more useful to the mainstream. Chairman Seth Goldstein announced the news today at SXSW, and tweeted about it: excited to announce that we now have licenses in place w all four …

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Rdio Unveils “New Rdio” At SXSW

Rdio revealed a new version of the Rdio site and desktop apps today at SXSW. Included is new drag and drop playlist creation, more personalization features and the ability to create private playlists. There’s also a new look and feel, a single view for music, playlists and users’ networks. Users can see what their networks are listening to from the …

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