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

Google Is Working On Making SEO Matter Less Google Is Working On Making SEO Matter Less
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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 …

Foursquare Returns To Roots To Grow Ads (SXSW) 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 …

Dell and YouTube Gear-Up For Major Coverage 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 …

SXSW’s Homeless Hotspots Draw Jon Stewart’s Ire SXSW’s Homeless Hotspots Draw Jon Stewart’s Ire
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You might have heard about a recent “experiment” that took place at this year’s SXSW festival, as it sparked quite the controversy earlier this week. A marketing company called BBH Labs launched what they called a “charitable innovation experiment,” that …

Homeless Hotspots: Is It Dehumanizing? Homeless Hotspots: Is It Dehumanizing?
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In a time when everything has an app–when just about every company worth knowing about is mobile and everyone uses some form of social media–some would say digital services are their first priority. But should that priority come at the …

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

Mass Effect Getting Anime Adaptation This Fall
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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 …

Turntable.fm Gets Deals With All Four Major Labels 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 …

Rdio Unveils “New Rdio” At SXSW 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, …

“Homeless Hotspots” Organizers Defend Their Creation “Homeless Hotspots” Organizers Defend Their Creation

“Homeless Hotspots” organizers are defending their marketing plan, saying it was done with only the best of intentions for the participants. As reported earlier, a controversial event at SXSW this year was the marketing plan by BBH Labs, which paired …

Homeless Hotspots Could Result in Numerous Public Health and Safety Risks Homeless Hotspots Could Result in Numerous Public Health and Safety Risks
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Marketing agency BBH Labs was been inspired to turn local homeless people into hotspots while attending the South by South West conference in Austin, Texas. Each homeless representative will be given a sign and a 4G connection to alert people …

“Homeless Hotspots” At SXSW Drawing Praise And Criticism “Homeless Hotspots” At SXSW Drawing Praise And Criticism

SXSW, the enormous annual event in Austin, Texas which merges art, music, and technology with a party atmosphere, is making headlines–and waves–with their latest event, “Homeless Hotspots“. Merging marketing with a charitable function, BBH Labs has hired several homeless individuals …

SXSW: Play iPad Games With Your Cat

There are a host of multiplayer games for the iPad that has players going up against an opponent on the same screen. These games can get pretty competitive, but I bet they can’t hold a candle to the most crafty …

Boondock Saints Video Game Announced At SXSW

Fans of the film “The Boondock Saints” have been waiting a long time to hear news of a video game, and yesterday they got it at the Austin, TX event South By Southwest. Although the official announcement included more of …

Instagram For Android Coming “Very Soon.” Instagram For Android Coming “Very Soon.”

Last week we reported on rumors that Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom might use his platform at this year’s South By Southwest (SXSW) conference to announce the launch of Instagram for Android. Sure enough, speaking at the conference yesterday, …

Marvel Unveils “Marvel ReEvolution” at SXSW Marvel Unveils “Marvel ReEvolution” at SXSW

Marvel Comics is embracing the digital age more than ever as they reveal ReEvolution at South by Southwest (SXSW). Since the popularity of the tablet has grown in recent years, comic book creators have adapted to this new medium by …

SXSW 2012: Android Powered LEGO Robots Clash For Fame And Fortune SXSW 2012: Android Powered LEGO Robots Clash For Fame And Fortune
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LEGO may be a building toy, but people can also build awesome robots with it. Google is doing just that this year at SXSW with the Google LEGO MINDSTORMS Hackathon. The event sees teams building a robot out of LEGO …

MapQuest Vibe Gaming, Search Features Launch At SXSW MapQuest Vibe Gaming, Search Features Launch At SXSW

AOL’s MapQuest announced the launch of some new features for its MapQuest Vibe product (web and iPhone), bringing a gaming element to it. That includes check-ins, “neighborhood influence,” which lets users share votes, comments and check-ins across Facebook, Foursquare and …

Eyejot Launches SXSW Edition Of Video Business Card iPhone App Eyejot Launches SXSW Edition Of Video Business Card iPhone App

Eyejot launched a new version of its video business card iPhone app for SXSW. The app lets users create and send digital business cards, and send them via email with a QR code to the sender’s contact info along with …

Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SXSW, Draws Some Criticism Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SXSW, Draws Some Criticism
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Vic Gundotra, Google’s Senior Vice President, Engineering, talked about Google+ at SXSW in a conversation with Guy Kawasaki, now immortalized in a hip hop song. Much of the conversation was a rehash of things we already knew about – Google’s …