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Beats Music takes flight on Southwest Airlines

The service will be free to all passengers on planes with Wi-Fi. Southwest is marking the partnership with Beats artwork on a Boeing 737.

By November 3, 2014

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Man says Southwest kicked him off flight for critical tweet

A Southwest Airlines passenger isn't impressed with a gate agent and tweets about it. Then, he says, he's prevented from reboarding his flight unless he deletes the tweet.

By July 23, 2014

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Ellen Pao trial ends on plea for gender equality in the tech industry

After hearing compelling closing arguments, the jury now gets to decide the winner in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination case.

By March 25, 2015

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Behind the scenes at Southwest Airlines (pictures)

One of the world's most profitable airlines, Southwest centralized its training operations in Dallas, and added a giant new network operations center. CNET Road Trip 2014 buckled up and checked it out.

22 Images By June 19, 2014

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Southwest (finally) rolling out mobile boarding passes

Passengers in Dallas have had them for about two weeks, but a CNET reporter, getting ready to leave Austin after a week at SXSW, was excited to see it's available elsewhere. Where is next?

By March 10, 2014

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Edward Snowden to speak at South by Southwest

The NSA leaker, who is living in exile, will appear by teleconference on Monday during the interactive portion of the annual Texas festival. He joins fellow wanted man Julian Assange, who is also speaking remotely at SXSW Interactive.

By March 4, 2014

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Google Glass eyewear isn't dead, Eric Schmidt confirms

The executive chairman says that reports of Glass' death have been greatly exaggerated and that the tech remains "a big and very fundamental platform for Google."

By March 23, 2015

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'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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I got to be Arya Stark in 'Game of Thrones'

At South by Southwest, HBO creates an interactive installation where "Game of Thrones" fans can take portraits in the Iron Throne and play a game that lets them hone their sword-wielding skills.

By March 13, 2015