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Neurotrack nabs $90K for its tech that predicts the onset of Alzheimer's (exclusive)

Grumpy Cat shows claws, vows to sue infringers

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The owners of feline internet sensation Grumpy Cat have applied for trademarks over a wide-range of merchandise such as cell phone covers, beer mugs and video games. The cat’s lawyer, however, says the owners will “try to be cool and stay righteous” about kitty-related fan art, and will only go after “dirtbags”...
Grumpy Cat shows claws, vows to sue infringers

Isis’ campaign to win over consumers starts at SXSW

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Isis, the mobile payment joint venture of Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, is finally getting a public viewing at South by Southwest, with consumers able to see the near-field communication wallet in action. The demonstration at Isis’ lounge and booth sets the stage for Isis’ rollout this summer in Austin, Texas,...
Isis’ campaign to win over consumers starts at SXSW

With 3 million users, Banjo updates its app, taking you anywhere you want to see things in real-time

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Banjo is back and just updated its mobile app to help take you where you want to go in real-time while connecting you with people. This location-based service that shares information about the people around you has expanded its reach. Now, its 3 million users can check out places around...
With 3 million users, Banjo updates its app, taking you anywhere you want to see things in real-time

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Twitter Revenue Chief Talks AmEx Partnership, Brand Creativity, And "Buying From Tweets"

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"This is just the beginning," says Twitter's Adam Bain. "You're going to see a ton of creative examples of people building on this platform--this is not just about giving people a deal or discount." Top national brands have signed up for AmEx's new program with Twitter, the partnership unveiled Tuesday...
Twitter Revenue Chief Talks AmEx Partnership, Brand Creativity, And "Buying From Tweets"

YouTube - Smith Westerns, Live at SXSW 2010

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YouTube - Smith Westerns, Live at SXSW 2010
Banjo wants to take you places with its new location-based update

Bing talks about Twitter search deal at SXSW [video]

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Aya Zook, a Microsoftie focused on Bing, sat down with VentureBeat at South By Southwest today for a brief interview. We got to chat about why the Bing team is scouring Austin for people and ideas, how Bing measures search quality, and how its exclusive deals with Twitter and...
Bing talks about Twitter search deal at SXSW [video]
Apple invests $304 million to add 3,600 new jobs in Austin, Texas

Circle: If Highlight And Path Had A Beautiful Ambient Location Child

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The people behind college flirting network Likealittle have launched a new app in the App Store, Circle, an app that attempts to be more granular and thoughtful about the burgeoning ambient location space, which includes startups like Highlight, Banjo, Meetup and recent Facebook acquisition Glancee. While Likealittle will continue to run...
Circle: If Highlight And Path Had A Beautiful Ambient Location Child

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Hey @shiralazar I think this interview at #sxsw is hawt! http://bit.ly/bNMrPg Thanks!

Blab launches software to predict social media conversations

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No, Blab’s new platform can’t necessarily predict the future. But what the Seattle-based social analytics company did debut today is software that will help brands determine which of the millions of social media conversations they should focus on. Using Blab’s patented technology, the company analyzes 50,000 news and social...
Blab launches software to predict social media conversations

YouTube - Smith Westerns, Live at SXSW 2010

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YouTube - Smith Westerns, Live at SXSW 2010

INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

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Standing outside the convention center, Mark was yelling out "Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi..." to the super connected crowd attending SXSW in Austin, Texas. His shirt says it all: "I'm Mark, I'm A 4G Hotspot." For the Internet-hungry, Mark is literally a walking hotspot. He has a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot hanging...
INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

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[Editor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan is an entrepreneur who created Onesheet, TipList, ArtistData, MorningPics, and PhotoPile. He’s a mentor for 500 Startups and several startups. You can find him on Twitter at @mulligan.] Highlight is one of the most talked about apps out there. It was touted to be the breakout app at this year’s...
Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

Yes, it does!

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A few weeks ago, Adrian used this space to introduce music application developers to the next generation of our Scrobbling APIs and ask the question “But does it scrobble?”. Meanwhile, Stefan has been spotted at SXSW and around Last.HQ wearing this t-shirt: Why the recent fuss over our favourite neologism?...
Yes, it does!

ChillWith.me Launches Group Planning App with a Clever Business Model

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It wasn’t all that long ago that GroupMe dominated its competition at SXSW and “won” the group messaging wars. The startup is now safely tucked inside of Skype, inside of Microsoft, spinning up curated events for groups under its new GroupMe Experiences product and partnerships with Amex. Since claiming...
ChillWith.me Launches Group Planning App with a Clever Business Model
'Angry Birds Space' now available on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC

Google Latitude Announces API Plans at SXSW. Oh, And Buzz will “Absolutely Not” Kill Latitude.

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Google Latitude Announces API Plans at SXSW. Oh, And Buzz will “Absolutely Not” Kill Latitude.

Google releases full Google Glass explainer video

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A video from the Web giant's presentation at SXSW shows what it's like to look through the lens of Google's Project Glass. [Read more]...
Google releases full Google Glass explainer video
Banned from the internet for three hours in the middle of SXSW

Why Wander isn't launching at SXSW, even though it would make perfect sense

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The expectations for TechStars NY darling Wander are high. Very high. It’s been almost a year since the company graduated from the accelerator program, having raised what VC’s have characterized as a “very hot” $1.2 million seed round. Wander’s mission wasn’t ever entirely clear to me, as evidence by my...
Why Wander isn't launching at SXSW, even though it would make perfect sense

How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

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As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to admit defeat.  When Facebook Product Manager Josh Williams started working on Gowalla, a location-based social network, his ultimate vision was for "people to see the world through the eyes of their friends," Williams recently wrote on Medium. Convinced that the idea was crazy,...
How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

Some Thoughts on Location Based Services Like Gowalla and FourSquare

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I was recently on a panel at the South by South West interactive conference (SXSW) where we discussed multiple applications of the real-time Web and the things that might prevent us from seeing its true potential. I’ve found it interesting that the key take away from the panel is...
Some Thoughts on Location Based Services Like Gowalla and FourSquare

GeekWire Radio: New iPad, SXSW recap, and the best iPhone camera app we’ve ever used

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Monica Guzman in the KIRO studios (Erynn Rose photo) We’ve got a ton of interesting apps and online services to talk about on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast, with special guest Monica Guzman, the GeekWire columnist just back from the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin. We...
GeekWire Radio: New iPad, SXSW recap, and the best iPhone camera app we’ve ever used
Dispatch: ‘Ambient awareness’ apps light up SXSW, but what about the wider world?

Facebook: More than 400 billion Open Graph actions have now been shared

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Today ahead of its event at SXSW, Facebook’s platform team has shared a number of new stats, including that more than 400 billion Open Graph actions have been shared “back to Facebook” as of this month. This 400 billion figure is a somewhat unusual metric, given how vague it really is....
Facebook: More than 400 billion Open Graph actions have now been shared
The Best (and Worst) Marketing Gimmick in Austin

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG)

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Good morning! Here's the news: CNN will reportedly buy Mashable for $200 million. Instagram has 27 million users and an Android app is right around the corner. Apple's iPhone is getting crushed in China. Someone robbed the Stamped founders during SXSW. Here's how people are promoting their startups during...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG)
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