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A 2-minute tour of this year's South by Southwest Conference

For one huge week in March every year, Austin, Texas is overrun by culture & tech. Yes, I’m talking approximately the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals. (It’s often abbreviated…

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Two fake news writers reveal how they ply their trade

View gallery .Fake news writers Jestin Coler (center) & Jeffrey Marty (left) speak at SXSW. (Photo by Mindy Best/Getty Images for SXSW) AUSTIN — A keynote offering a sometimes-uncomfortable perspective…

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The car of the future debuts at SXSW

Here’s a sneak peek at what we could be driving around in 2020. The startup Nio debuted the Eve at SXSW. This futuristic self-driving machine does more than just drive…

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SXSW restores talks on gaming harassment once canceled over threats

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – The South by Southwest tech meeting said on Friday it made a mistake when it canceled sessions on video gaming culture, including one…

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks 'Cosmos,' the Tooth Fairy and Space at SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas – On the eve of this month's premiere of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," host & astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson waxed poetic approximately science literacy, exoplanets & the Tooth…

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Stephen Hawking reveals trials, triumphs in new film of his life

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking tells the extraordinary tale of how he overcame severe disability to become the most famous living scientist in a new documentary film premiered in Britain on Thursday….

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Stephen Hawking film tells of trials, triumphs

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking tells the extraordinary tale of how he overcame severe disability to become the most famous living scientist in a new documentary film premiered in Britain on Thursday….

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