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Facebook is tightening its grip on Instagram

Instagram will soon be without its founders for the first time ever.  With CEO Kevin Systrom and CTO Mike Krieger leaving soon, the future of the photo-sharing app will be much more controlled by Facebook executives, which could have big
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FinTegration: Citi and Qantas brought the future of banking to SXSW

Advertising Content from Citi Mobile technology enables more people to be connected, across greater distances, than ever before. An ecosystem of apps has sprung up to fulfill our every desire, from late-night takeout to booking that much-needed
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Let the good vibes roll: Mashable House at SXSW 2018

During SXSW, thousands of creatives and techies alike descend onto Austin, Texas in search of the best way to induce FOMO in their friends back at home. In 2018, this meant saying they were in the room when Elon Musk crashed the Westworld panel. Or
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How a deaf, blind Harvard graduate is influencing Apple

Texting a friend when you're in the same room isn't that unusual. But interviewing someone over text when you're staring them in the eyes doesn't feel right.  For Haben Girma, communicating with keyboards is simply a necessity. Girma, 29, is
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Tech companies need a 'greater duty of care'

Social media is "fantastic," but it needs more control not only from the tech companies themselves but also from policymakers.  That was the message from London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who attended the South by Southwest conference last week, and it'
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Wendy’s brought the heat to SXSW

Paid Content by Wendy's The Mashable House is back! And as expected, it’s a must-see experience for SXSW attendees.Every year people flock to the Mashable house for the most entertaining, memorable, and Instagrammable experiences of the
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Blockchain bros are taking over SXSW 2018, because of course they are

Do you know anyone in blockchain?  Ask any attendee of this year's South by Southwest, and they're bound to say they came across "a guy." When my friend and I asked that question to entrepreneurs and investors at Andreessen Horowitz cocktail
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Luke Skywalker's darker journey in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was just good storytelling

It's been said before, it'll be said again: Let the past die. Kill it if you have to. That's what Rian Johnson did. Luke Skywalker's gruff, disillusioned old man in Star Wars: The Last Jedi left a lot of fans angry. But writer/director Johnson had a
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan reads out mean tweets about himself. First it's funny, then it's serious.

The Mayor of London does not usually attend SXSW, but this year he had a very specific reason for going. SEE ALSO: SXSW 2018 will have tacos, robots, blockchain, and more. Here’s what matters. Sadiq Khan gave a speech at the SXSW Technology
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First look at 'The Ranger' brings '80s-style horror to a national park

The Ranger teaser trailer is here with an important PSA: National Parks aren't always relaxing. The horror film about a group of teens terrorized in Blackwood Point National Park was an official selection for the SXSW 2018 Film Festival. It's set to

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