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Let’s Hack Problems at Conferences, Not Just Talk About Them

I've been to my share of conferences and events this year, including SXSWi, TEDx, Massachusetts Creative Economy Summit, Massachusetts Conference for Women, Design Museum, Smarty Network, General Assembly and most recently, Advertising Week. Why do I go?

6 Keys to Conquering SXSW

Austin’s SXSW is never about just one thing, it’s about one more thing. Brands look to outdo each other, startups look to outshine each other and parties look to be more epic than the last. Starting today with the interactive portion of the festival, Austin is a case study in the social media phenomenon of “fear of missing out,” or FOMO.

What Fast-Growing Trivia App Didn’t Have an Android Version Until Today?

QuizUp, the mobile trivia game, launched on Android today after becoming a fast hit on the iPhone last year. The Iceland-based Plain Vanilla Games also launched QuizUp on the iPad last month, and CEO Thor Fridriksson said that he has been bombarded with potential users asking for the Android version.

Foursquare Will Sit Out This Year’s Big SXSW Party

Foursquare has been a darling of South by Southwest Interactive since launching at the festival in 2009. That won't be the case next week when SXSW's 20th installment kicks off in Austin.