South By Southwest Interactive News

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Preview LAUNCHedu, the SXSWedu Startup Competition!

Written by Jessica MacCall

Last week SXSWedu unveiled the full program for LAUNCHedu, the annual education startup competition that takes place during the SXSWedu Conference & Festival each March. The announcement included this year's startup finalists, the competition emcees and judges. Preview what's on the program for LAUNCHedu 2015...

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire – Fallacy of Social at Work

Written by Megan Simpson

Joanna Belbey’s Core Conversation, Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Fallacy of Social at Work, may make you think twice about what you’ve been promised about communicating openly with members of your organization. Even though trends may suggest otherwise and even though people say they want to be more...

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Redefining Realness for Brands On Twitter

Written by Megan Simpson

John Colucci, Engadget's Engagement Editor, began his career in media, becoming a teen correspondent for CBS News at the age of 17. In a turn of events, he ended up doing project management for Old Navy and Virgin America. Over the years, the latter shifted into a social...

Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Steve Case

Written by Aurora Blase

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Speaker Feature focuses on Steve Case. At SXSW, catch his session Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition session on Sunday, March 15th at 5 at the Hilton...

Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2015

SXAméricas Announces 2015 Panels Focused on Latinos in American Culture

Written by Anwar Chagollan

SXAméricas is proud to announce two distinctive panels that will discuss Latinos in American culture and the obstacles they face at work and in the media. These events will take place on Tuesday, March 17 as a part of Convergence Day programming at SXSW and will be open...