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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 Mar. 4, 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 Mar. 10, 2014

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Putting the Southwest Airlines gate-to-gate Wi-Fi to the test

Can you really connect to Wi-Fi before takeoff and stay connected all the way to your destination? That's what Southwest now promises. A first-day test of how well it worked.

By Nov. 22, 2013

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Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi service from gate to gate

No need to wait till the aircraft reaches 10,000 feet. Southwest's use of a satellite Internet system means passengers can connect as soon as they board, and stay connected.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Flying Southwest with your iPad? Watch Dish for free

The satellite pay-TV provider will bring live and on-demand TV to Southwest Wi-Fi enabled planes, and it pulls an Oprah, giving all passengers on one flight a free iPad 2 to promote the partnership.

By Jul. 2, 2013

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Never get a bad seat on a Southwest flight again

A free Web service will automatically check you into your Southwest flight exactly at the 24-hour mark.

By May. 31, 2013

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Southwest ups in-flight viewing with on-demand TV and movies

Besides live television streaming, the Dallas-based airline rolls out more on-board entertainment through its Wi-Fi network.

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Southwest to refund duplicate fees after Facebook promotion

Airline's one-day sale to celebrate 3 million fans on the social network caused some customers to be charged multiple times for discounted tickets.

By Aug. 5, 2012

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Passenger's Twitpics show hole in Southwest plane

A Southwest Airlines flight makes an emergency landing after a hole appears in its ceiling. One passenger, the wife of a pilot, takes pictures and posts them to Twitter to show the real time scene.

By Apr. 2, 2011

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Smokin' Southwest: Take an aerial tour of fossil-fuel country

The hard-worked San Juan basin in northern New Mexico dramatically illustrates the scale of coal and natural-gas production in the U.S.

By Nov. 25, 2011