SXSW Interactive Awards: Groupon Proves Itself the People’s App

The winners of the 14th Annual SXSW Interactive Awards were unveiled Tuesday night in Austin, and it will surely come as no surprise that Groupon cleaned up the People’s Choice award (voting had been open since February, after the festival’s finalists were first revealed). I’ll be writing a whole lot more about Groupon’s presence at this …

SXSW Interactive: What Comes After the Information Age?

Many panels at this year’s South By Southwest Interactive have revolved around the introduction of something new – new technologies, applications, visions or theories. But one of the most intriguing panels I’ve attended thus far was also one of the least declarative. It was held Saturday afternoon, was dubbed “Time Traveling: …

Foursquare Partners with AMEX at SXSW

SXSW is famous for being a launch pad for new apps and new tech features. Among those being tested out this year is Foursquare’s American Express partnership. Now, when you check in at selected locations and purchase at least $5 worth of goods, you can get a $5 credit on your statement.

Wall Street Journal talked to AMEX vice chairman …

Sneak Peek of Rodriguez’s Upcoming Predators Reboot

As you all know by now I rarely watch trailers or leaked footage of any movie I’m mildly interested in. Robert Rodriguez’s upcoming Predators reboot is no different. The above clip was revealed at SXSW. I don’t know anything other than the “original” Predator making an appearance along with an “updated and nastier breed.” Enjoy!

The Daily Dose

Friday, Mar. 12, 2010

Today in Techland: Free download: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls, chapter l. Mark Millar interview, part ll. The Techland Show, Episode ??? Who knows?

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:

Valuable nerdiness: The list of the Top 10 Most Valuable Books includes …

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