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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 include sophisticated screencasting with easy editing and audio voice over, enabling educators to publish their instruction materials to the Web …

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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, Swagger Jagger, she’s getting ready to take the U.S. by storm. The festival kicks-off today in Austin, Texas and features …

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“Workaholics” to Host Free House Party at SXSW

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 games, and interact one-on-one with the stars of the show. The house is located at 83 Rainey Street and is …

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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 days prior, if they request a 24-hour pass, and a month in advance for multi-day tickets. This has changed from …

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Meeteor Helps SXSW Goers Network

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 Facebook to help users get introductions with professionals to help their career, discover new work connections, and create an employer …

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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 the SXSW festival. The festival has been around since 1987 and afforded the somewhat geographically isolated metropolitan city of Austin …

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SXSW 2012: Instagram May Finally Be Coming To Android

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, which begins on Friday. It looks like there’s a chance he’ll announce the long-awaited launch of Instagram for Android. Instagram …

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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, users sign-up with Facebook or Twitter and create real world “hangouts” around where they are or intend to be. Broadcasting …

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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 its new iBooks and digital education initiative at SXSWedu. The iBooks presentation will go down on Tuesday while Wednesday will …

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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 closing performance March 16th, the company will host dozens of bands and feature acts from Rock to Hip Hop to …

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SXSW Band Demographics

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 in the U.S., as American bands make up over half playing the festival. Interestingly, 2 bands are coming from Estonia …

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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 send its envoys to the festival and have instead chosen to construct a makeshift Googleplex for the duration of SXSW. …

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