Our brave new world gets braver and newer.
Is unsolicited Twitter beef with constituents something we should expect from our politicians going forward?
Sleek, shiny rockets on sleepy, shifty sands: as SpaceX prepares to build in South Texas, I wonder if my old stomping grounds can handle the inevitable collision of cultures. I sure hope so.
Airbnb and HomeAway get sucked into the latest battle of Austin v. the sharing economy.
Short answer? Nothing.
At SXSW this year, StriVR—the company that’s bringing VR to practice facilities around the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, and MLS—showed off their goods.
It was a misunderstanding of online harassment that led to the creation of the summit, and there's still a lot more work to be done.
The President of the United States of America became the biggest headliner SXSW has ever seen.
The Interactive section of the conference has been a place to explore innovation. Don’t miss these sessions.
As the world’s attention prepares to shift to Austin, the city itself is in the middle of a battle between tech companies and local government.
The future of transportation took another step from science fiction to science fact.
Uber and Lyft haven’t yet declared their departure from Austin, but there are already others ready to take their place.
Welcome, car overlords.
Amid threats of violence, organizers opted to nix the controversial panels. But the decision has some disappointed.
The Texas computer titan has done big things, but he’s not exactly an aspirational figure in the tech world.
Isha Datar of non-profit New Harvest outlines what she believes could change the meat industry.
The Internet outrage machine geared up hard after an app named Peeple promised to be Yelp for your neighbors. For the founder of Austin’s Peeple, that was extra bad news.
Have we learned nothing from the Ashley Madison data hack?
What Ahmed Mohamed's case tells us about the American dream.
A group of UT computer scientists tries to program a team of machines to play soccer like the pros.
The iconic Texas movie theater chain's "Don't Talk" PSAs get broken down and ranked—by you.
After an Uber driver was accused of rape, the friendly relationship between Dallas and the transportation company could be getting frosty.
A pair of spirited Texans joined forces to bring us the technological breakthrough we didn’t even know we needed.
Meet SnapStream, a Google-style search engine for television.
Seems like a #GreatUseOfTime, #right?
The Taco Cannon, which debuted at Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2012, once again fights to be recognized as the world’s first.
Apply to sling pizzas via the same medium politicians use to send their mistresses photos of their junk!
If, as Mr. T once said, you need to “be somebody, or be somebody’s fool,” the people behind the Austin tech start-up #BeSomebody appear to have made the wrong choice.
If you want to reach out to the city of @Austin, you’d better look at @AustinTexasGov. If you’re looking for @Dallas, check out @1500Marilla. So who owns the more logical Twitter usernames for Texas cities?
U.S. representative Ted Poe has requested that Twitter stop allowing terrorists to make use of its services.
Last week, Doritos revealed that their gigantic vending machine-shaped stage would not be returning to Austin this March. Neither will iTunes, Chevy, or Subway. What does that mean for SXSW?
Who could have seen this coming?
Did you know they still made graphing calculators?
It may be his most ambitious invention yet.
Whether you’re in the nosebleeds or the luxury boxes, the experience you’re really competing with is your living room.
Senator Ted Cruz jumped into the Net Neutrality debate with a tweet heard 'round the world yesterday. What does it really mean?
Nothing says "finger on the pulse of America's youth" like "video arcades," right?
Every wristband comes with a $30 credit for a service that can't legally be taken to the festival.
SXSW has figuratively taken over the city every March for years, but now it wants legal authority to do it.
Elon Musk has some big plans.
As the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, has escalated, a Houston teen and others turned to social media to wonder how traditional media might depict them if they were shot by police.
Is there anything he can't do?
Joe Fischer fell from a deer stand five years ago and broke four vertabrae in his back—but his robotic exo-skeleton has him back on his feet.
For a new phenomenon, the exclusively-light-skinned faces on Emoji sure look they were created in a different era.
Sixty espresso shots, chocolate and white chocolate syrup, protein powder, whipped cream, caramel and hazelnut drizzles, and nut and cookie toppings. And did we mention he got it for free?
Although representatives of San Antonio's taxi companies think that some of them are "barbaric."
The legal status of "disruptive" transportation apps like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar is in question. But as federal judges weigh in on the rules that keep them from operating at full capacity in Texas, the bigger question is whether or not these services meet a legitimate need.
Who isn't psyched at the thought of interacting with Samsung, Pennzoil, and Doritos?