For South by Southwest, it's kind of ridiculous that companies spent gobs of money on promotional materials, free booze, fancy parties, and advertising -- and all of it was pretty much secondary to show-stealing meme kitty Grumpy Cat.
Kim Dotcom is the poster child for why the current set of copyright laws have gone horribly wrong, so naturally he made his way to the South by Southwest interactive show -- sort of.
It's hard out there for a virtual currency. Bitcoin prices dropped 23 percent Monday night after a glitch eroded some confidence, but prices have since gone back up.
A Seattle bar has banned patrons from wearing Google Glass inside.
Memoto is a "life logging" camera that captures photos every 30 seconds.
E-commerce startup Nice Laundry provides colorful, high-quality designer socks at a low cost, and recycles old socks to boot.
There are horrible, terrible ways to advertise a new iPhone app. And then there is this new ad by Domino's.
A Berkeley City Councilman has proposed levying a "very tiny tax" on email to save the failing US Postal Service.
Guest Post Whether you think of it as some sort of bloated travesty, or what some call the Super Bowl of technology gatherings, SXSW is in no way like what it once was just 5 years ago.
The "world's first internet-enabled sex toy" is shipping at the end of the month. Soon, Zeus and Hera will be able to satisfy and be satisfied, even when continents apart.
Guest Post Paying $1200 for a badge only to find out the one session you wanted to see reached fire-marshall-aneurism capacity 30 minutes before it was scheduled to start? Priceless. Here's a solution.
Editor's Pick The Grand Lighting of the Bay Lights Project takes place tonight, the culmination of a massive project that brings together art, technology, and the city of San Francisco.
A team from Switzerland built a chair that perfectly manifests the way digital rights management works. The chair falls apart after eight uses.
Can e-cigarettes ruin your body? No one's quite sure yet -- which is why it's probably a bad time to start smoking them.
At a press conference today, Obama may have proved that, while he can hire a bunch of Star Wars fanboys to help run the country, he himself is not one.
Five-year-old Danny Kitchen of Bristol, England, spent $2,500 on iTunes in-app purchases in about 15 minutes, the Beeb reports. Score!
Editor's Pick In Glass, I think, we sense the birth struggles of the new human. Hacked. Connected. Augmented. Enhanced. And yeah, way geekier.
Special effects technology has brought Audrey Hepburn back to life -- but should it have?
Editor's Pick Thinx has designed the ultimate hi-tech, high-quality line of womens underwear to improve 'that time of the month' for women around the world.