The latest from entrepreneurs, investors, and cutting-edge digital taste makers at South by Southwest.
At this year's tech, film and music fest in Austin, Texas, the president and first lady stole the show. And, of course, there was Grumpy Cat.
Speaking at SXSW, the first lady talks about the importance of education for young girls, the record album that influenced her the most -- and life after the White House.
A prototype from Samsung's Creative Lab tries to make virtual reality a more full-body experience by sending an electrical signal to your inner ear.
"Hardcore Henry," which had its US premier at the South By Southwest festival, is the first point-of-view action feature film. Which is both innovative and nauseating. (Warning: some mild spoilers ahead.)
The Star Wars director, along with longtime friend and "The Jinx" director Andrew Jarecki, talks about artificial intelligence, special effects and why tech can be a "nightmare" for filmmakers.
The world's largest video site has romantic roots, says co-founder Steve Chen. Guess what day the YouTube domain name was registered?
You'll be able to broadcast immersive video live to browsers and mobile devices with a camera from 360fly.
Even a free-spirited gathering like South By Southwest has its diversity struggles. And something as mundane as badge registration brings it to the forefront.
Sen. Mark Warner and Rep. Michael McCaul are trying to start a commission to examine privacy and security. But it goes beyond a "one-phone case."
Though the president says he's not talking specifically about Apple's scuffle with the FBI, he thinks data should be treated like all other privacy trade-offs we make for public safety.
If you're obsessed with reading Twitter, South by Southwest is partly to blame. At the annual Austin gathering of techies, musicians and filmmakers, we could well see what's next.
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.