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SXSW's wacky ways to charge a phone (Photos)

What better place than the interactive portion of the South by Southwest festival to think of innovative methods to let people charge phones?

7 Images By March 15, 2015

 
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SXSW 2015

The latest from entrepreneurs, investors, and cutting-edge digital taste makers at South by Southwest.

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Of Meerkats and marketers: The highlights of SXSW 2015

Reporters' notebook: The annual technology, film and music confab showed us that brands have money to blow, and a tiny app can still make a name for itself when the tech industry converges on Austin, Texas.

By March 18, 2015

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No juice? SXSW has many fixes to a dead phone battery

With throngs of people running around from event to event during the South by Southwest festival, there's bound to be some dying phones. Luckily -- from Saint Bernard dogs to solar gas pumps -- there's no shortage of ways to solve that problem.

By March 15, 2015

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Why SXSW doesn't need another Twitter moment

The tech industry will descend on Austin, Texas, starting March 13 for the annual music, film and interactive festival known as South by Southwest. Here's why its organizers now call Twitter -- a standout success at the event eight years ago -- an "albatross."

By March 8, 2015

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Twitter rocks! Rhapsody kicks off free songs through tweets

Subscription streaming service Rhapsody will let subscribers share entire tracks on Twitter and anyone can listen to the song in a tweet -- a first for the social platform.

By March 17, 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

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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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Google 'encouraged too much attention,' too soon to Glass

Astro Teller, head of the search giant's Google X research lab, talks about Google's missteps with Glass -- and beyond.

By March 17, 2015

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'Planetary' film wants to shift Earthlings' perspective

A thoughtful documentary from the Planetary Collective aims to shift our view by reminding us that we're all interconnected.

By March 17, 2015