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What’s So Great About Austin? [Infographic]

Austin is a great place to start a business, particularly in the tech industry.  The talent pool is already there, and keeping them is no problem with Austin’s great amenities.  Austin is a great place to live if you want to commute to work on your bike, if you’re vegetarian or vegan, or if you want to be able to see live music any night of the week.  It’s also home to South by Southwest, Austin C...

Startups ‘HATCH’ at SXSWi

Arguably THE launching point for tech startups – SXSW is approaching fast. Coming off the success last year, the HATCH pitch competition will allow technology founders the opportunity to compete to win several prizes and gain recognition to take their startup to the next stage. HATCH is presented by the Houston Technology Center. HATCH wants early stage, technology startups with alluring, di...

EFF Takes Austin: Makes Recommendations For SXSW

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is in the heart of Austin, Texas for SXSW. Here are their recommendations for panels and events to attend in the coming week. EFF Takes Austin: Our Picks for SXSW (via EFF) This weekend kicks off one of EFF’s favorite events: South by Southwest (SXSW). This year, in addition to a number of exciting panels, the EFF team will also be having a party! We’...

SXSW – LiveStream !!

Up-To-The-Moment @SXSW What’s Trending Live With Shira Lazar TechZulu Video chat by Stickam.com The Tweet House StartupBus.TV StartupBus.TV is brought to you by Viadeo, TheNextWeb, LiveU, Tropo and Pop17 and produced by Newspepper Media. Social Media Clubhouse On March 12, 2012 7PM CST, 8PM EST it’s showtime for sync as JAY Z takes the stage live from SXSW. Presented by American Expres...

Curating SXSW 2012 With Pinterest

Going to SXSW 2012? If so certainly you’ve got your bags packed, you schedule somewhat laid out and your party list in order. Then again, maybe you don’t. SXSW is always an ever-evolving experience and regardless of how much you may plan for it ahead of time, something new pops up seemingly at the spur-of-the-moment. A colleague of mine, Shira Lazar, just brought my attention to an int...

Hangout with uberlife at SXSW

Hello Austin, Texas…Prepare for the yearly festival of festivities that is SXSW. We’ll be publishing a ton of news and updates from the week long activities so please bookmark THE Tech Scoop for our take on SXSW. First out the gate, from the Interactive side, it looks like we have a community application looking to take on the big elephant in the room – Foursquare! Quoting Techcr...

Peel Gives Out “Pears” at SXSW

Peel, a Silicon Valley startup, has created a new device that personalizes the home media viewing experience. Peel celebrated the public debut of its personalized TV interface last week at SXSW and, according to their calculations, over 15,000 Pears were passed out. To my personal misfortune – I was at SXSW, walked up to their booth in the trade show, but there was such a crazy line there th...

SXSW 2011 – Introspective Recap

SXSW – THE culmination of the latest in Film, Music and Interactive media. As I sit here and write this recap, the music portion is still going, but I had to leave and head back to reality before my liver shutdown completely (those of you who have been to SXSW and/or Austin know what I mean by that – shout out to the Chuggin’ Monkey and all of 6th Street). Being a digital publish...

Cali Lewis Talks Klout With Joe Fernandez

Ms. GeekBeat.TV herself, Cali Lewis sat down with Klout founder, Joe Fernandez, and talked about the current and future state of social media influence. Both of these big timers were at SXSW in Austin (I saw Cali, but missed hanging out with Joe…) Great interview: Keep up with Cali online through her website or on Twitter. Keep up with Joe online through his website or on Twitter. CrunchBase...

Converse Doing It Big at SXSW

Converse is representing well here at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Today they are announcing that their hosting multiple events throughout the week. There are eight Boston buzz bands who will play at the “Boston to Austin” showcase on Thursday, March 17 and the “Get Out of The Garage Music Contest” winners Beast Make Bomb who will perform at the Rolling Stone Rock & Roll BBQ ...