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What Is SXSW 2012? [Video Tutorial]

The gentlemen from the National Film Society took time out of their otherwise busy schedule to step in front of the video camera and explain the basics of SXSW. You could read the Wikipedia article on SXSW. You could visit …

SXSW 2012 Survival Guide by Austin Locals [Video]
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The guys at Flow Nonfiction sat down to discuss the local Austin scene, recommend restaurants, debate local beers, and even tell you how to recover from all the restaurants and beer. Local watering holes, and literal local watering holes were …

Groupon Itinerary for SXSW 2012 Released Groupon Itinerary for SXSW 2012 Released

Daily deal giant, Groupon, announced their SXSW itinerary today. They also established a specific SXSW Twitter presence with the @GrouponSXSW handle. They will be there March 9-13. Groupon blogged to specifically announce these events: Tech Career Expo: Normally one would …

SXSW 2012: Experience Austin Like a Local

Eloqua is giving people that are attending South By Southwest (SXSW) the chance to experience Austin like a local. The company is holding a sweepstakes with prize packs that have something for every kind of SXSW fan — music lovers, …

SXSW 2012 Features iCrossing Reps SXSW 2012 Features iCrossing Reps

Digital marketing agency iCrossing is present at SXSW 2012. Gabriela Lazzaro, senior audience manager of iCrossing’s Live Media Studio, will participate in a panel, Stand with Planned Parenthood: A Crisis Response on Sunday, March 11, at 9:30 a.m. The panel …

Pay Your SXSW Bar Check With Tabbedout Pay Your SXSW Bar Check With Tabbedout

What better time to unveil a new feature on your restaurant and bar payment app than in Austin, Texas during SXSW? With so many technology professionals eating and drinking in one place, it’s the perfect time to bring your technology …

SXSW 2012 Darling App “Highlig.ht” Facebook-Only Login Is a Deal-Breaker SXSW 2012 Darling App “Highlig.ht” Facebook-Only Login Is a Deal-Breaker
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One of today’s hot topics at SXSW is “ambient social networking”. And the charge in that area is led by the new location-based social app Highlig.ht. Here is what Highlight tells us about their product: Highlight is a fun, simple …

iPad Screencasting Software Doceri at SXSW 2012 iPad Screencasting Software Doceri at SXSW 2012

SP Controls is readying the second generation of its popular Doceri iPad-based whiteboard and presentation software for release this spring and will unveil a sneak preview at this week’s South By Southwest (SXSW) LAUNCHedu event. The new Doceri software will …

SXSW Gets Cher Lloyd And Swagger Jagger

If you will be attending any events at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival than you will probably want to see X-Factor sensation Cher Lloyd on the 17th of March. Known for her charismatic vocals and #1 UK hit, …

“Workaholics” to Host Free House Party at SXSW
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Workaholics stars Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm, and director Kyle Newcheck will perform as The Wizards at Icenhausers on Friday, March 16 during SXSW. Following the performance Workaholics invites fans to hang out, party, listen to live music, play …

2012 SXSW Under Harsher Sound Ordinances 2012 SXSW Under Harsher Sound Ordinances

In Austin, TX, a new city policy passed in January would enforce for more stringent sound ordinances for venues hosting the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference. According to Austin’s Impact News, venues must submit for sound permits 21 …

Meeteor Helps SXSW Goers Network Meeteor Helps SXSW Goers Network
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With an estimated 48,000 people registered to attend South by Southwest (SXSW), networking with the right people would be a daunting task. Startup Meeteor is helping make SXSW smaller and more network friendly. Meeteor is a networking service that uses …

Nas Will be a Speaker at 2012 SXSW Festival in Austin Nas Will be a Speaker at 2012 SXSW Festival in Austin

Every year people flock to Austin to attend the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW) to become informed about a range of music genres and topics. This year Nas will be one of the high profile speakers at …

SXSW 2012: Instagram May Finally Be Coming To Android SXSW 2012: Instagram May Finally Be Coming To Android
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It looks like a day Android users have been waiting a long time for may finally be arriving at this year’s South By Southwest (SXSW) conference. Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram, is on the schedule to speak at the conference, …

Social Network uberlife Launches at SXSW Social Network uberlife Launches at SXSW

Uberlife, a real-world location-based social network that makes it easy to hang out with your online networks and new likeminded people in offline settings, will be launching their iPhone app in the U.S. at South by Southwest (SxSW). In uberlife, …

SXSW 2012: Pearson Showcasing iBooks And Digital Classroom SXSW 2012: Pearson Showcasing iBooks And Digital Classroom

South by Southwest has emerged as one of the top events to showcase new technologies and product announcements. Education will be a major topic this year and Pearson is leading the charge. Pearson announced today that it will be showcasing …

Pandora to Host “Pandora Discovery Den” at SXSW

Pandora has announced its first official presence at the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW). The leading personalized radio service will host the Pandora Discovery Den at Antone’s in Austin, TX. Between kick-off on Tuesday, March 13 and …

SXSW Band Demographics SXSW Band Demographics
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According to research by Sonos, the 2012 South By Southwest showcase will attract 500 bands to Austin, TX – from all over the place. The charts below show the bands’ origins worldwide, as well as where outfits are coming from …

Google Village: The Googleplex Goes To SXSW Google Village: The Googleplex Goes To SXSW

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Google’s going to this year’s South by Southwest music festival. SXSW is cool, Google is cool (right?), so they play well together. What is surprising, however, is that Google decided it wasn’t enough to just …

Sin City 2 On the Way (More Machete Too) Sin City 2 On the Way (More Machete Too)

Back when we attended SXSW in March, we had the pleasure of listening to filmmaker Robert Rodriguez talk about his experiences in bringing the Sin City graphic novels to the screen. We had hoped that he would give out some …

Social Network Users’ Bill of Rights: Yay or Nay? Social Network Users’ Bill of Rights: Yay or Nay?
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With all the privacy concerns over the last year, it is not really surprising that Social Networking User Bill of Rights have been proposed. Although the idea of this type of Bill of Rights has been around for some time, no idea has ever had the power to stick.