| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:42 AM
What do Conan O'Brien, Cory Booker, Sesame Street's Grover, Suze Orman, Ted Leo, Neil Patrick Harris and NASA have in common? Besides being awesome, they're all Shorty Award winners.
The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media, recognizing the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 12:08 PM
American Express wants to make your Twitter hashtags more valuable.
The company announced a partnership this week with Twitter that will let users unlock discounts through the social media platform.
Here's how it works: American Express card holders...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:08 AM
It started as a music festival nearly 20 years ago, today the South By Southwest (SXSW) conferences are synonymous with technology and entertainment.
For nearly 19 years now the tech world has been descending in Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive; a week...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Instagram, the iPhone photo-sharing app that turns almost anyone into an artful photographer, is growing at an astonishing rate.
The app now has 27 million registered users -- up from 15 million in December, its co-founders announced Sunday. And a long-...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Since Foursquare and Twitter were both launched at SXSW in the past, it's only natural that people ask about the singular, stand-out app every year. This time, many would say it was Highlight, an ambient location app that notifies you when people with...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Spring Break Travel Tips
Before you go -- get in the know. Follow the news from Twitter to TV.
If you plan on traveling abroad, sign up for STEP, monitor advisories.
In another country? Be familiar with their laws -- you are subject to them!
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Fort worth's trinity trails can be a relaxing getaway in the middle of the bustling metroplex. For those who can't stand to disconnect, don't worry. The sounds of the trail are going high-tech. and so are the sights.
"My running buddies will be like,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 12:28 PM
An Indianapolis woman is serving up more than just some quick and delicious dishes. She is taking a fresh approach to connecting with her customers at the Indianapolis Fruit Company on the east side.
While the site does not sell directly to consumer,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:22 AM
The wildly popular photo-sharing site Instagram released its app for Android devices.
This comes about a year and a half after the app launched for iOS, Apple's mobile operating system, which has about 30 million users. On launch day, Instagram said it...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:36 AM
If you thought having thousands of Twitter followers made you famous, how about showing up in a reality television series?
Bravo announced plans on Wednesday for two new shows focused on the tech realm.
The network is teaming with Facebook founder...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:55 AM
To be a player in the smartphone universe, you've gotta have the apps. Microsoft is hoping that if it builds them, more will come to use Windows Phones. So it's courting developers of top apps on other systems, but courting comes with a cost. And...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:44 PM
When was the last time you called your mom? Leave it to friday to remember.
Friday is a new Android app that runs in the background of your phone and keeps a log of everything you do on it - every call, email, text, check-in, etc. Sounds a little...