After being overshadowed by a fatal car accident outside the Mohawk Club on Thursday morning, which killed two people and injured 23, the annual multimedia conference South by Southwest drew to a close last night in Austin, Texas. The all-out celebration of music, film and, in its interactive component, “innovation, creativity and inspiration”, this year’s SXSW, as it is commonly known, will always be remembered for that tragedy.
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Google’s New Android Plan: World Domination
Palin to speak before investors in Hong Kong
Ceremonies to honor September 11 victims
Solemn memorial services in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania on Friday will mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Eight years ago, al Qaeda terrorists hijacked airplanes to crash them into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon — twin symbols of America’s financial and military might
Steve Jobs returns, introduces new iPods
Google: Web and browsers will lead app development
Google spent Wednesday morning trying to get developers excited about the next generation of Web technologies by showing off how future Web applications will mimic desktop apps. “It’s time for us to take advantage of the amazing opportunity that is before us,” said Google CEO Eric Schmidt, kicking off Google I/O 2009 in San Francisco.