Topic: Sxsw

Google Search Exec Questions Facebook Graph Search Also discusses ambitions to recreate Star Trek

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made a point of stressing that the social network’s Graph Search is not a Web search engine along the lines of Google. Rather than scan…

March 10, 2013, 2:27 PM EDT

YouTube Co-founder Prepping Possible Rival Chad Hurley talking about new video platform designed for collaboration

YouTube has had its share of competition over the years. Companies like Vimeo and DailyMotion (plus copyright lawsuits and crushing overhead costs) led Chad Hurley and the video-sharing site’s co-founders…

March 9, 2013, 7:16 PM EST

Agency Execs' Favorite SXSW Hot Spots Festival vets make their picks

Austin is a Texas-sized town, but it’s about to get super crowded as an estimated 28,000 people descend on it for South by Southwest. That means a massive amount of…

March 7, 2013, 10:33 PM EST

Bracing for the Biggest SXSW to Date Charlie Warzel watches Twitter work itself into a lather over this year's Austin Geek Out

Bracing for the Biggest SXSW To Date

March 5, 2013, 3:56 PM EST

Social Discovery Apps Strike Out at SXSW Why there wasn't a breakout app at this year's SXSW

An emerging class of “social discovery” apps—which monitor your location and alert you when you’re in close proximity to people who have similar social media contacts or interests—dominated the hype…

March 20, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

Power Rangers: Adweek's SXSWi Portrait Gallery Freaks and geeks, inventors, thinkers, ad people, startups, marketers, techies, writers, futurists—all in the great state of Texas

As befitting a tech conference, South by Southwest Interactive has become a raucous, multi-faceted event with players from all walks of life. We cornered a few in our studio, and…

March 19, 2012, 5:02 AM EDT

Brands Infiltrate the Digerati Virgin Mobile, NFL teams among unusual attendees at SXSWi

Virgin Mobile usually hits up the SXSW Music festival to scout up-and-coming bands for its Virgin Mobile FreeFest concert or Virgin Mobile Live Radio, "but now the new rock stars…

March 10, 2012, 5:26 PM EST

Heading to SXSW? 5 Trends to Watch Social discovery, social TV generating buzz this year

Is it really called work when so much of what you're doing involves barhopping and barbecue? It is when you're in Austin for South by Southwest. This week, the annual South…

March 9, 2012, 2:53 PM EST

JWT Pressing the Barbecued Flesh at SXSW

JWT wants to satisfy your cravings for saucy cow and pig flesh at SXSW Interactive this year. To do so, the agency will be hauling tangy, basted animal carcasses (from…

March 10, 2011, 9:25 AM EST