SXSW 2016

After SXSW, here’s a roadmap for how the tech industry can change the world this year

More than ever before, SXSW featured discussions about improving civic engagement and how to use technology to help better the world -- from helping assist the 60 million refugees around the globe to

The TechCrunch SXSW 2016 Recap

For those with South by FOMO or who want to relive past week glories, we present to you images of this year’s SXSW festivities in Austin, Texas. Flip through the fun. You might even find yoursel

The Hotaru compact shower can reuse the same five gallons of water for two weeks

The Hotaru compact shower holds five gallons of water and, according to the co-founders, a family of three can each take a five-minute, daily shower using the same five gallons of water for up to two

Phonvert has a plan to convert old smartphones into IoT nodes

As humanity creates more and more smartphones each year there is an unintended glut of still capable yet less desirable one-year-old or two-year-old smartphones that take the backseat to new models. W

Wherefor lets you search for vacations based on how much you want to spend

As a travel enthusiast, it was a problem Ryan Wenger had often encountered: How can a person search for a flight and hotel based on the amount of money they want to spend rather than by destination on

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales blasts “deranged” companies editing their own pages

In a chat with Guy Kawasaki at South by Southwest, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales spoke out about self-interested parties editing their own pages on the Internet’s collaborative encyclopedia. “C

Obama: ‘We don’t want government to look into everyone’s phones willy-nilly’

Encryption with a backdoor accessible to very few in important situations is what President Barack Obama says he suspects is the answer to the digital privacy versus security debate. That contradicts

What Obama said about encryption and tech’s double-edged sword at SXSW

“[Technology can] empower individuals to do things they could have never dreamed of before, but also empower folks who are very dangerous to spread dangerous messages” President Barack Oba

Watch Obama address the tech community at SXSW live right here

While most people think about hashtags, marketing stunts and <a href="">SoLoMo</a> when they hear about the Interactive part of SXSW in Austin, this ye

​New app ​Tagly ​bets on ​connect​ing​ consumers with brand content

Tagly claims to be the first social platform dedicated to exclusively showcase content created by brands. Its goal is to allow users to discover, share, and collect the branded content they love, and

Come meet our writers at TechCrunch’s SXSW party and panels

Don't just drunkenly wander around SXSW. Meet amazing people and catch an unforgettable concert at TechCrunch’s SXSW party. Between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday March 12, join us at Deloitte