sxsw2013

All Things SXSW (Re)Considered

<b>Editor's note:</b> <em>Marc Ruxin is CEO and co-founder of TastemakerX.</em> If you went to SXSW 20 years ago, you would have been there to see and discover new music. You worked at a label or

SXSW Minus The Mindless Meme

<b>Editor's note:</b> <em>Ethan Kurzweil is a VC at Bessemer Venture Partners.</em> Every year at SXSW, a winning meme emerges that’s attached to the latest hot new “it” company. Years ago

Wayin’s Scott McNealy On Making The Leap From Sun Microsystems Back Into Startups [TCTV]

When it comes to high-flying superpowers of the tech industry, it doesn't get much bigger than <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/sun-microsystems">Sun Microsystems</a> back in

Xi3’s David Politis Says Piston Will Combine The Best Features Of PCs And Consoles

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.xi3.com">Xi3</a> recently <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/11/the-top-end-of-the-steam-box-line-goes-on-sale-for-just-under-1000/">opened preorders</a>

Kleiner Perkins’ Bing Gordon On How Entrepreneurs Can Keep Creativity Alive [TCTV]

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/bing-gordon">Bing Gordon</a> has become known in recent years for his role as a partner at venerated Silicon Valley venture capital firm <a ta

Leap Motion’s Michael Buckwald Lays Out His Vision For Gesture-Based Computer Interaction

While I was at South by Southwest Interactive, I had a chance to meet with the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.leapmotion.com">Leap Motion</a> team and try out their upcoming gesture-based control

Arrested Development’s Mitch Hurwitz And Will Arnett On Taking Their Show To Netflix

One of the big events coming up for comedy fans this spring will be the return of Arrested Development, which will debut its fourth season on Netflix after a long hiatus. Creator Mitch Hurwitz and sta

Highlight Brings Location-Based Ice Pops To SXSW

Last year, to market the Highlight app the founders walked around Austin in company t-shirts telling people about the service. This year Highlight is doing a little bit more, by renting an ice cream t

New York City’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

City governments here in the United States aren’t typically known as early adopters of the latest in technology and innovation — that means that New York City’s first-ever Chief Digi

VEVO Launches A Live Channel To Bring The Next Generation Of ‘Music Television’ Online

VEVO just rolled out its first new live and programmed music video offering, VEVO TV. The idea behind VEVO TV is to enable viewers to just sit back and have a stream of videos continuously shown to t

Vimeo Now Lets Pro Subscribers Charge For Access To Their Videos With ‘Vimeo On Demand’

Vimeo On Demand allows creators on the site to set their own prices and provides geo-fencing and other tools to control which areas their content is available in. They can also create custom landing p

TCTV Presents Highlights From The SXSWi Trade Show

From <a target="_blank" href="http://www.yamtrader.com">Yamtrader</a> to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.daskeyboard.com">Das Keyboard</a>, the SXSWi trade show floor is a mixed bag. While not eve

Julie Uhrman Recalls Being ‘Scared Shitless’ When She Launched OUYA’s Kickstarter Campaign

When <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ouya.tv">OUYA</a> launched <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ouya/ouya-a-new-kind-of-video-game-console/posts">the enormously succes

Dennis Crowley On Using Foursquare To Build The ‘Marauder’s Map’

Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley discussed the company's evolution from an app that was primarily focused around helping people to find their friends, to finding out more about the world that they live i

Shaq Is Actually A Big Tech Geek — And He Might Want To Invest In Your Startup [TCTV]

TechCrunch TV sat down with <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaquille_O%27Neal">Shaquille O'Neal</a> yesterday afternoon here at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/sxsw-

An Interview With Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin On The Wild Rise Of Crowdsourcing

When you think of crowdsourcing, you usually imagine something like the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Pebble">Pebble</a> smart watch or the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/14/s

Just 3 Weeks After Launch, Mailbox Is Already Delivering 50 Million Messages A Day

Since launch just a few weeks ago, email management app Mailbox has been a pretty big hit -- so big that more than 1.25 million people have signed up for the waiting list. The downside to that early s

Senator Moran On Filibustering Drone Policy And How To Influence Congressmen

Senator Jerry Moran (CrunchGov Grade: A) left his tie back in Washington, D.C., and sat down with me for an informal, yet candid discussion at the SXSW Interactive conference. The folksy Kansas repres

WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg On Working From Home, Making Money Without Ads, And More [TCTV]

It's always a pleasure to talk to <a target="_blank" href="www.crunchbase.com/company/wordpress">WordPress</a> founder <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/matt-mullenweg">Matt Mu

How App Stores Can Become A Catalyst For A Developer-Focused IT Universe

After my <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/07/its-all-about-the-data-for-apps-and-app-stores-a-discussion-for-sxsw/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+techcr
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