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The Dumbo Arts Festival Wants to Fulfill Your Superman Fantasies
Vodafone to use palm scanners to protect charging phones during UK music festivals

Try this: Austin Party Guide – SXSW Edition iPhone app

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I am drowning in a sea of emails- party invites, meeting requests and panel reminders, and at the same time trying to get work done and ensure that I’ll have keys to the apartment in which I’m paying $1,000 for a twin bed in Texas for 5 nights. It must...
Try this: Austin Party Guide – SXSW Edition iPhone app

Investors Say “Count Me In” To Plancast

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When Plancast launched last November, it immediately put other sites like Upcoming, Dopplr, and every single e-vite service on notice. The “Foursquare for the future” has a simplicity that leads to a lot of social activity as we’ve seen over the past few months. And now that vision will get...
Investors Say “Count Me In” To Plancast

Tweeting Bike Keeps Festival Goers Updated [VIDEO] - http://bit.ly/bgMQgi

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Tweeting Bike Keeps Festival Goers Updated [VIDEO] - http://bit.ly/bgMQgi

The Real War At SXSW: AT&T Versus 15,000 Data-Crazed Geeks

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We’ve talked a lot this week about the so-called “Location War” brewing at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas starting tomorrow. That war will happen, but actually, there are likely to be a lot of winners because a few of the location-based services should be able to leverage the exposure...
The Real War At SXSW: AT&T Versus 15,000 Data-Crazed Geeks

These Cheery Robots Want to Know Your Most Intimate Secrets and Will Probably Get Them

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Auteurs. (Photo: instagram.com/smile_to_me/) Upon our arrival at Storyscapes, the Tribeca Film Festival’s transmedia showcase, we made straight for the table with covered with cardboard cutie-pies, the automaton-cinematographers of Robots in Residence. “It’s the first documentary film done entirely by a robot,” explained Tina Davar, who works with Blabdroid, the group...
These Cheery Robots Want to Know Your Most Intimate Secrets and Will Probably Get Them
At SXSW, shrugs over CNN-Mashable rumors

Beer drone? Festival goers may see booze fall from the sky

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This summer, beers will fly -- and get delivered to thirsty music fans in South Africa. [Read more]...
Beer drone? Festival goers may see booze fall from the sky
Air-dropped art: how 'Project: Blue Sky' aims to deliver 3D-printed statues with flying drones at Burning Man

What Did The Location War Look Like At SXSW? Like This.

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Right before the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas a couple weeks ago, some of you may have read about SimpleGeo’s awesome location data visualization tool called Vicarious.ly. The site showed location information coming in to SimpleGeo from Austin in realtime, and included elements such as Foursquare check-ins, Gowalla check-ins, geotagged...
What Did The Location War Look Like At SXSW? Like This.

Festicket Aims To Make Attending Music Festivals As Easy As Booking A Package Holiday

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Festicket is a new UK startup targeting music festival goers, a market in Europe which, by some estimates, is worth £12 billion. Users browse the curated directory of music festivals and with ‘one-click’ can book a festival package — tickets, transport and accommodation — therefore taking away a lot of...
Festicket Aims To Make Attending Music Festivals As Easy As Booking A Package Holiday

Foursquare and SPIN Magazine Turn SXSW Into Musical Scavenger Hunt

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For complete SXSW coverage, check out Mashable’s SXSW channel.Popular music magazine SPIN is going geeky for South by Southwest’s music festival, integrating custom Foursquare badges into its event presence and rewarding the most adventurous users of the location-based game with free tickets to their annual music showcase at Stubb’s.Festival...
Foursquare and SPIN Magazine Turn SXSW Into Musical Scavenger Hunt

Vodafone’s VIP recharging truck for festivals gets upgraded with hand-scanners and DJ booths

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You may remember Vodafone’s VIP Recharge Truck from last year, a 44-tonne behemoth that visited some of the UK’s biggest festivals to charge as many as 2,000 mobile phones at a time. This year it’s been given an impressive upgrade. Heading to festivals in the coming months, the truck has been...
Vodafone’s VIP recharging truck for festivals gets upgraded with hand-scanners and DJ booths

Glastonbury to provide festivalgoers with Wi-Fi via eco-tractor

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The mobile phone company EE has set up a 4G tractor which will give high-speed access to anyone within 10 metresFestival goers at Glastonbury will be given help keeping in touch - thanks to an unlikely piece of farm equipment. One of festival organiser Michael Eavis's tractors has been converted...
Glastonbury to provide festivalgoers with Wi-Fi via eco-tractor

Festicket, The Booking Platform For Festival Goers, Raises $680K As It Expands With B2B Offering

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Festicket, the UK site that aims to make booking and attending a music festival akin to the experience of purchasing a package holiday online, has raised $680k in a new round of funding. Its new backers are the French early-stage fund Kima Ventures, Jacques-Antoine Granjon (CEO of vente-privee.com), London’s #1...
Festicket, The Booking Platform For Festival Goers, Raises $680K As It Expands With B2B Offering
How RFID chips & virtual currency could bring some sanity back to SXSW

GameCity festival 2012 announced: Peter Molyneux to star

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The creator of Populous will be among the big draws at this year's week-long celebration of game cultureRenowned throughout the world as a celebration of games culture, Nottingham's GameCity festival will be returning this year. Launched on Wednesday night by industry veteran Ian Livingstone, the event will take place over...
GameCity festival 2012 announced: Peter Molyneux to star

Crowdsourced Streaming Music Service Jelli Arrives On Android, Adds SXSW Radio

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Jelli, the user-controlled music streaming service, is releasing a specially curated SXSW-themed station today, which will feature the indie bands playing at the festival. The playlist for the station will be crowdsourced in real-time and made available on both web and mobile. And speaking of mobile, Jelli has good news...
Crowdsourced Streaming Music Service Jelli Arrives On Android, Adds SXSW Radio
Ride-sharing startup SideCar acquires Austin-based competitor ahead of SXSW
Watch this: YouTube streaming Austin City Limits festival right now and all weekend long

Vodafone's recharging truck returns for the 2012 festival season, wants to scan your hand

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A new and improved version of Vodafone's massively mobile multiple handset recharger is being rolled out just in time for thousands of festival-goers to all hold up their phones to record the same Black Keys performance. The revamped truck still does that whole charging 2,000 phones at once thing,...
Vodafone's recharging truck returns for the 2012 festival season, wants to scan your hand

Music Hackday at Sónar provides the link between technology and top tracks

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This weekend saw Barcelona’s 19th festival of advanced music and new media art, better known as Sónar, take place in the heart of the Catalan city. As you might expect, there were DJs, beer and sunshine but also, tucked away in a dimly lit hall working day and night was a...
Music Hackday at Sónar provides the link between technology and top tracks
Outside Lands: The festival where rock 'n' roll and tech startups collide
Bang With Friends' "Bang With SXSW" Gets Banned In Austin But Still Hooks Up
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