stories by Dylan Tweney
Here are the winners for days 3 and 4 of our South by Southwest contest. Watch their 30-second pitch videos and vote on your favorites by March 15.
South by Southwest Interactive is a successful experiment in startup community building. It may be crowded, noisy, and overhyped, but it's still an excellent place to build connections.
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Enter now -- and tell all your friends to start sharing your entry -- for a shot at fame, fortune, and a chance to pitch some top investors.
Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, spent an hour enthusiastically exhorting a crowd at SXSW to use HTML5 and build applications on the Open Web Platform. He also offered a host of pithy comments on the Web's history and future.
Guest Post You might think your smartphone is pretty smart, but many smartphone apps are still pretty dumb, lacking contextual knowledge about you, your preferences, and your environment. That's about to change.
The new Nasdaq-SharesPost private market will make it far easier for pre-IPO companies and their investors to turn shares into cash. But at what price?
Guest Post In the last three months I have had several of my female students or recent business school graduates tell me that their aspiration is to be a chief operating officer. What’s odd is that I never hear that from young male students.
Who cares if they actually build it? This concept for a Polaroid camera looks exactly like the Instagram icon, and that makes us want it.
Twitter is discontinuing versions of its TweetDeck client for Android, iPhone/iPad, and Adobe Air.
Facebook's IPO managed to turn a rather hefty tax bill into a huge tax refund -- retroactively. How? By granting stock options to employees.
Keith Rabois, a longtime entrepreneur and angel investor who recently resigned as the chief operating officer of Square, will be joining Khosla Ventures.
Yahoo sent a memo to employees yesterday, letting them know that they were expected to show up at the office every day. Silicon Valley was outraged.
Want to let your employees use their own phones and tablets? Here's how to make a bring-your-own-device policy that will really work.
Microsoft is the latest company targeted by a sophisticated Java-based cyberattack that focuses on mobile app developers -- particularly those using Macs.
Why are there so many Pinterest clones and subscription-commerce sites? It's all thanks to a decade of engineering that has made it cheaper to start a company than ever before.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to release the driving logs of a reviewer's car, after the reviewer claimed that the Model S has shorter than expected range.
Guest Post As the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by governments increases -- even by state and city governments -- what does the future hold? Do individuals have a right to fly their own drones, too?