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  • Better Hotel Rates: SXSW Interactive 2016

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    Emily Lively
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    InteractiveHotels Stay late for SXSW Music 2016! The SXSW Housing Department is offering room rates that may vary by night throughout the conference dates. What does this mean for you? It means that it may be more affordable than you thought to stay longer. We recommend you try different sets of...
  • SXSW Eco Lineup Grows: Monsanto Q&A added to growing speaker list - Austin Chronicle

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    28 Jul 2015 | 11:56 am
    Austin ChronicleSXSW Eco Lineup Grows: Monsanto Q&A added to growing speaker listAustin ChronicleThe South by Southwest announcements keep coming. Hot on the heels of major names for SXSW Interactive and SXSW Sports, now SXSW Eco, the environmentally responsible leading edge of the festival, has added more speakers to its roster, including a ...and more »
  • MashFlix presents 'GTFO', a documentary on women in gaming

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    30 Jul 2015 | 3:08 pm
    Gaming has had a tumultuous 12 months, and the very heart of many debates is how women are welcomed and treated in the space . To take a deeper look at this issue, Mashable's online and IRL film screening series MashFlix will feature GTFO , a documentary that focuses on how women have been treated in gaming.
  • SXSW Eco Lineup Grows

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    28 Jul 2015 | 11:51 am
    Monsanto Q&A added to growing speaker list
  • Gretchen Rubin, Anthony Foxx among first SXSW 2016 speakers announced

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    Omar L. Gallaga
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx speaks about the Takata air bag inflator recall on May 19 at the Transportation Department in Washington.  Foxx was announced as a speaker for SXSW Interactive 2016 on the subject of smart cities. Credit: Jacquelyn Martin / ASSOCIATED PRESS Two days after closing its Panel Picker and a week before official registration opens, South by Southwest Interactive is giving a preview of its content and themes with a set of 13 featured speakers for the March 2016 festival. On Tuesday, SXSW Interactive released the list as a preview of some of the trends it…
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  • Better Hotel Rates: SXSW Interactive 2016

    Emily Lively
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    InteractiveHotels Stay late for SXSW Music 2016! The SXSW Housing Department is offering room rates that may vary by night throughout the conference dates. What does this mean for you? It means that it may be more affordable than you thought to stay longer. We recommend you try different sets of...
  • The Daily Chord - Thursday, July 30

    Melissa OBrien
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:15 am
    MusicDaily Chord® Dave Grohl on How the Foos Saved Their Summer Interview from Rolling Stone. Fans campaign for Foo Fighters’ concert with giant performance of “Learn to Fly” Post from Consequence of Sound. ...
  • Interview with 2016 Speaker Ryan Hoover

    Hugh Forrest
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:00 am
    InteractiveFeatured Speakers One of the handful of SXSW 2016 speakers announced on Tuesday, July 28, Ryan Hoover is founder of the daily curation site known as ProductHunt. This site has gained a strong following for its ability to pre-identify popular apps, products and services. A native of Eugene, Oregon...
  • Better Hotel Rates for SXSW Music 2016

    Emily Lively
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    MusicAttendHotels SXSW is happy to announce room rates that vary by night throughout the conference and festival dates, making your hotel stay for SXSW Music 2016 more affordable than ever. Shop the hotel availability page by entering your dates and clicking on "See All Amenities."...
  • SXSW Eco Schedule Now Live!

    Amanda Shaftel
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:45 pm
    MusicFilmInteractiveSXSW EcoSessions The 2015 SXSW Eco online Schedule is now live! Start planning your experience for this year's conference and register to attend by Friday, July 31 to save 40% off the walk-up rate.
 
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  • SXSW Eco Lineup Grows: Monsanto Q&A added to growing speaker list - Austin Chronicle

    28 Jul 2015 | 11:56 am
    Austin ChronicleSXSW Eco Lineup Grows: Monsanto Q&A added to growing speaker listAustin ChronicleThe South by Southwest announcements keep coming. Hot on the heels of major names for SXSW Interactive and SXSW Sports, now SXSW Eco, the environmentally responsible leading edge of the festival, has added more speakers to its roster, including a ...and more »
  • SXSW Interactive reveals early speaker list: Pinterest, Giphy and what does ... - Austin Business Journal (blog)

    28 Jul 2015 | 9:21 am
    Austin Business Journal (blog)SXSW Interactive reveals early speaker list: Pinterest, Giphy and what does Austin Business Journal (blog)South By Southwest Interactive has released a list of 13 speakers who are confirmed for next year's technology and innovation event. They include Tracy Chou, an engineer at San Francisco-based Pinterest Inc., speaking about quantifying tech's diversity ...and more »
  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to Open SXSW Sports Conference - Variety

    27 Jul 2015 | 12:09 pm
    VarietyNBA Commissioner Adam Silver to Open SXSW Sports ConferenceVarietySouth by Southwest has set NBA commissioner Adam Silver as the opening featured speaker for its SXsports conference on March 11. Silver succeeded David Stern as commissioner in February 2014, after eight years as deputy commissioner. Two months ...and more »
  • As You Consider Attending SXSW 2016, Here's What Was Awesome About SXSW 2015 - AlleyWatch

    24 Jul 2015 | 7:27 am
    As You Consider Attending SXSW 2016, Here's What Was Awesome About SXSW 2015AlleyWatchTo promote the movie Ex Machina, which was premiering at SXSW this year, the producers of the film created a “fake” Tinder profile under the name Ava. Ava engaged with many people but the link in her bio let to the film's promotional website. Turns out
  • November trial date set for SXSW crash suspect Rashad Owens - Austin American-Statesman

    16 Jul 2015 | 8:49 am
    Austin American-StatesmanNovember trial date set for SXSW crash suspect Rashad OwensAustin American-StatesmanNovember trial date set for SXSW crash suspect Rashad Owens photo. Rashad Owens, the driver in the SXSW crash, and his attorney, Rickey Jones, make an appearance in Travis County state court in May 2015. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN.
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  • MashFlix presents 'GTFO', a documentary on women in gaming

    30 Jul 2015 | 3:08 pm
    Gaming has had a tumultuous 12 months, and the very heart of many debates is how women are welcomed and treated in the space . To take a deeper look at this issue, Mashable's online and IRL film screening series MashFlix will feature GTFO , a documentary that focuses on how women have been treated in gaming.
  • Micro: the end is near for OUYA console

    30 Jul 2015 | 2:46 pm
    The OUYA game console project raised $8.5 million on Kickstarter in 2012 with the goal of creating a $99 game console with a library of inexpensive downloadable games. Credit: OUYA, Inc. Three years ago, Kickstarter history was made when a video game project called OUYA raised nearly $8.6 million from 63,416 backers.
  • Gary Clark Jr. drops teaser trailer for upcoming album

    30 Jul 2015 | 2:46 pm
    Gary Clark Jr.'s closing words in the trailer released today for his upcoming album are "2015, let's go." Gary Clark Jr. performs at the Austin Music Awards at SXSW on Wednesday March 18, 2015.
  • Doug Sahm tribute brings out the groovers at the Spoke

    30 Jul 2015 | 2:46 pm
    A packed house at the Broken Spoke takes in the "Groovers Gathering" Doug Sahm tribute on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Photo by Peter Blackstock More than 15 years after his passing, Doug Sahm is as alive as ever.
  • Watch: Trailer for Hannah Fidell's '6 Years' Starring Taissa Farmiga

    30 Jul 2015 | 1:46 pm
    "I don't want you to have regrets, we make decisions they affect the rest of our lives." The Orchard has premiered the official trailer for Hannah Fidell's 6 Years , a relationship drama looking at the first six years in the romantic life of a young woman.
 
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  • Gretchen Rubin, Anthony Foxx among first SXSW 2016 speakers announced

    Omar L. Gallaga
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx speaks about the Takata air bag inflator recall on May 19 at the Transportation Department in Washington.  Foxx was announced as a speaker for SXSW Interactive 2016 on the subject of smart cities. Credit: Jacquelyn Martin / ASSOCIATED PRESS Two days after closing its Panel Picker and a week before official registration opens, South by Southwest Interactive is giving a preview of its content and themes with a set of 13 featured speakers for the March 2016 festival. On Tuesday, SXSW Interactive released the list as a preview of some of the trends it…
  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Will Be A Featured Speaker At SXSW Sports

    Jamie Cooper
    27 Jul 2015 | 1:20 pm
    Things are already heating up for SXSW next spring. Over the years, SXSW has expanded into a tech conference, film festival, comedy showcase, and more. They also have a sports-centric convergence conference called SXsports, which is in its third year. They announced today that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be the Opening Featured Speaker at the event. Here’s more from the SXSW press release: “The NBA is already one of the most popular sports leagues in the world, and yet, since taking office, Commissioner Silver constantly welcomes new ideas to improve the game and harness the…
  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to Open SXSW Sports Conference

    Dave McNary
    27 Jul 2015 | 12:09 pm
    South by Southwest has set NBA commissioner Adam Silver as the opening featured speaker for its SXsp
  • On The Regular - Shamir

    karlikathleen
    27 Jul 2015 | 8:46 am
    I heard this song and immediately thought of Paris is Burning or Party Monster. It reeks of late 80’s/early 90’s Club Kid culture and I totally adore that. I can imagine a huge group of people voguing to this. Surprisingly enough, I first heard this song on the trailer to We Are Your Friends, and I’d never imagined hearing it as the backdrop to some god-awful Zac Efron movie. Even Bailey seemed to be surprised, posting on Twitter on July 24th: Shamir Bailey is only 20, but is bursting onto the dance-pop scene. I truly expected to hear that Shamir was from Paris, but his…
  • Don Henry Ford Jr.: A True American Cowboy

    Auden
    26 Jul 2015 | 2:46 pm
    With drug running in his past, Ford tends to family ranch By: Patrick Beach, American-Statesman Staff Don Henry Ford Jr. very much looks the part of the law-abiding rancher, which he is. But his past is a little more complicated. We first brought you the story of Ford a decade ago when his memoir, “Contrabando: Confessions of a Drug-Smuggling Texas Cowboy,” was first published. The trouble started around 1980, when the family’s farming and ranching operation in the Pecos Valley was about to go bust, with $800,000 in debt to the bank and a failed cotton crop. Ford figured he could run a…
 
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