Mar 10, 2014 — Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will take questions from South By Southwest attendees via videoconference Monday. A Kansas congressman wants SXSW to rescind the invitation.
Mar 8, 2014 — Aereo is making broadcast TV available over the Internet, so long as you sign up for its tiny antennas. Big broadcasters call this innovation outright theft. Soon, the Supreme Court will decide.
Mar 6, 2014 — It's spring break for tech geeks as an estimated 30,000 take part in the SXSW Interactive Festival. The director, Hugh Forrest, expects surveillance, privacy and wearable devices to be hot topics.
Mar 12, 2013 — Technology is making it easier than ever to track everything from your sleep cycles to the food you eat — and even your amino acid levels.
Mar 11, 2013 — Hardware is a hot topic this year at the Texas-based festival famous for launching startups like Twitter and Foursquare.
Mar 11, 2013 — The Leap Motion Controller senses and tracks hand motions to allow users to browse the Web, play games and open documents. It represents another step in a goal of computer scientists: to make interactions with machines feel natural and easy, and to take away the barriers between humans and computers.
Mar 8, 2013 — The challenge, launching during the SXSW festival Saturday, asks anyone with an Internet connection to try to create a rocket engine. The 3-D designs can be edited by users around the globe, a model the organizers hope will decrease the cost of space innovation and unleash "untapped potential around the world."
Mar 6, 2013 — As the tech industry prepares to descend on Austin, the breakout themes and apps of this year's festival remain unclear.