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Austin Game Conference returns Wednesday from deep freeze

When the Austin Game Conference was last seen in Austin, George W. Bush was president, "The Wire" was still airing new episodes and the hottest game on the market was one that made you get off the couch swinging your arms, "Wii Sports." A lot has...

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At new Foundry maker space, UT hoping students will make some noise -- and some cool stuff

This week, University of Texas Libraries and the College of Fine Arts unveiled The Foundry, a large space within the library space that UT is hoping will make some noise. Where study stations and computers once were is now a set of five distinct areas...

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Opening event for University of Texas College of Fine Arts Library Foundry on Sept. 7, 2016

Photos from the recent UT Libraries event, which debuted a whole suite of new creation tools for all University of Texas students.

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Talking Apple and Sony tech announcements with Texas Standard

This week on "Texas Standard," it's time to talk about Apple and Sony product rollouts, including the iPhone 7, the new Apple Watch Series 2 hardware and new versions of the PlayStation 4. Are these new pre-holiday products we should be excited about...

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SXSW adds new featured tech panelists, women in tech session 

South by Southwest on Tuesday has released another round of content for the 2017 conference, just a week after a partnership with the White House was announced for next month. In addition to film director and "Empire" showrunner Lee Daniels, announced...

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Newest Washington D.C. import: South by Southwest

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama  must have had a pretty good time at South by Southwest in March. The White House will host an Oct. 3 event inspired by the conference, South by South Lawn. It will have technology panels, musical...

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Notes from an Austin Free-Net panel on fixing the tech skills gap

Thursday night, Austin Free-Net hosted a panel at the Google Fiber Space, "Solving the Emerging Technology Skills Gap." Moderated by Hugh Forrest from South by Southwest, the panel was a speed-format effort to discuss solutions to a shortage of tech...

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