Join us for this LIVE Event on: Friday, March 28, 2014 11:00 am PT / 2:00pm PT / 18:00 GMT Join Akamai’s security expert Matthew Mosher and lead GamesBeat writer Dean Takahashi to hear about the latest online attacks and the toolkits being used to take worldwide gaming platforms offline.
Above: Illustration of the "Virtual Conversation with Edward Snowden" panel at SXSW 2014. Image Credit: Photo by Tom Cheredar/VentureBeat AUSTIN, Tex.
Image Credit: NYCEDC AUSTIN, Tex. — Health technology startups shone this year at South by Southwest Interactive.
Above: Red vs. Blue, Rooster Teeth's series Image Credit: Machinima After cutting over 10 percent of its staff, gaming video site Machinima has confirmed its new Warner Bros.
Above: Edward Snowden speaking virtually to ACLU's Christopher Soghoian on stage at SXSW 2014. Image Credit: Tom Cheradar/VentureBeat Now that Edward Snowden, living in asylum and charged with espionage, has endorsed NoScript, the Firefox plugin stands to become hugely popular.
Image Credit: Jeremy Rossmann Yesterday, I was surrounded by hackers, PayPal and eBay signs, snacks and food trucks, and major tech sponsors such as Microsoft, Andreesen-Horowitz, and Pebble.
Image Credit: Twitter Twitter has hired an ex-YouTube executive to help improve its video chops. The hiring, reported on The Verge, will mean that Baljeet Singh today becomes a product director charged with helping to sell ads for video content as well as improving the quality and volume.
Image Credit: VentureBeat Speaking live at SXSW, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden stated that ”every society in the world has benefited” from NSA leaks.
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Above: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales Image Credit: Flickr / HubertBurdamedia Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is the latest Internet entrepreneur to admit to “playing around” with Bitcoin.
Above: Edward Snowden speaking virtually to ACLU's Christopher Soghoian on stage at SXSW 2014. Former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden stated that the US “needs a watchdog that watches Congress.” Today Snowden took the stage at SXSW (remotely) for his first live video appearance.
Above: Yvolver brings loyalty rewards to games. It is shown here with Limbic's Zombie Gunship Zero game.
Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeat Samsung Galaxy S5 sales may become a casualty in Korean carriers’ war for subscribers.
Above: The "I f*cking love science" logo in space Image Credit: sentintospace / YouTube A Facebook page called “I f*cking love science” has amassed over 10 million fans with a bombastic curiosity about the natural world. Soon, that group will be able to tune in and watch I F*cking Love Science on Discovery’s Science Channel.
Above: Chartboost video and in-game ads. Image Credit: Chartboost Chartboost wants to be the mobile game developer’s best friend, and it’s doing that this week by launching two new ways to advertise games.
Image Credit: Photo by Tom Cheredar/VentureBeat For the first time since fleeing the country, activist Edward Snowden will address a public crowd at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) event today.
Image Credit: Maksim Kabakou / Shutterstock Most security professionals think securing data in the cloud is harder than keeping on-premise systems safe, but they’re preparing for a cloudy future regardless.
Above: The Walking Dead Image Credit: Skybound Video game veteran Dan Murray is joining Skybound, the Los Angeles entertainment company led by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman.
Image Credit: Fred/Flickr As companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft increasingly become the pay-to-play providers of public-cloud infrastructure for the world, they need new technologies to lower costs and operate more efficiently.
Above: Castle Age Image Credit: Phoenix Age Kabam is acquiring the Phoenix Age social mobile game studio in an expansion into role-playing games.