Space Exploration, NASA Tweetups at SXSW Interactive

NASA Tweetups have gained a cult-like following from space fans. To qualify for one, you must follow @NASA on Twitter. The agency has more than 1.9 million followers. Once NASA announces a Tweetup, you fill out a simple online application which puts your name into a lottery with hundreds or thousands of other people. Since […]

Win tickets to SXSW from Startup America

Startup America is giving away two tickets and two plane tickets to SXSW Interactive and another 60 discount codes to startups. But before you can apply, if you run a startup, you must register at Startup America. Next, you’ll register for the contest and submit a one minute pitch video explaining how SXSW would help […]

Six Austin Startups to Compete at SXSW Accelerator

South by Southwest Interactive announced today the 48 companies that will participate in its SXSW Accelerator program this year. SXSW received applications from more than 670 companies and selected 48 companies to present in the fourth-annual SXSW Accelerator, sponsored by Microsoft BizSpark. The SXSW Accelerator competition takes place on Monday, March 12 and Tuesday, March […]

Find a job at the first Tech Career Expo @ SXSW

WhaleShark Media is on a hunt for the best technology talent and that’s why it’s participating in Engage Digital’s Tech Career Expo @ SXSW. “We’re really happy to be a title sponsor,” said Brian Hoyt, spokesman with WhaleShark Media. “Jobs, jobs, jobs, that is the focus for us.” WhaleShark Media runs coupon and deal sites […]

10 big tech events for Austin-San Antonio in 2011

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Round-up of recent tech news in Silicon Hills

Are you wonder struck over the amount of money, deals and companies flowing into the Austin area? It’s exciting times in the Silicon Hills, the high-tech region of Austin and San Antonio. Not only is Austin, which is known for its start-up culture and high-technology ventures, taking off like a shotgun blast, but San Antonio’s […]

SXSW to feature a startup village

What do Foursquare, Twitter and Foodspotting have in common? They launched or gained major traction at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin. The SXSW conference has become a magnet for high-tech entrepreneurs looking to get attention for the next big thing. Last year, dozens of entrepreneurs climbed aboard startup buses to code and create companies […]