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A rare glimpse of North Korea's version of Facebook

Most North Koreans can't access the Internet, and only foreigners can use the country's brand-new 3G cellular network. But the country has still developed its own rudimentary social network -- which you can now see for yourself, thanks to a SXSW panel the Associated Press's Jean Lee gave this weekend.


SXSW Starts Today! Here's 31 Great Movies Set in Texas—Lone Ranger, Friday Night Lights and More

SXSW 2013 is here, and bands, movie stars and digital entrepreneurs are all flocking to Austin for the annual Texas media fest. We thought we'd celebrate SXSW's week of films, fun and tunes by taking a look back at all the big screen flicks that call the Lone Star state home. It's a crazy list, filled with vampires, cults, cops and Johnny Depp.


Norah Jones plays entire new album at SXSW

Nora Jones

Norah Jones unveiled something new at South By Southwest - again. Ten years after she shook Austin and the music world with "Come Away With Me," the 25 million-selling debut she released just weeks before the 2002 conference and festival, she returned to play her entire new album "Little Broken Hearts" at La Zona Rosa on Saturday night.


Conan O'Brien Post-'Tonight Show' Doc Lands Canadian Buyer

Conan O'Brien Post-'Tonight Show' Doc Lands Canadian Buyer

Etan Vlessing Rodman Flender's comic documentary about late night host Conan O'Brien on a 32-city tour sold to Canadian indie distributor Films We Like after SXSW bow and ahead of Hot Docs screening. read more


Jodie Foster talks Mel Gibson at SXSW

Karen Valby's on the scene for ''The Beaver'' premiere, where director stands up for her star.


The SXSW Survival Guide

SXSW 2011 is finally here. I’ve already shared my thoughts on what will be this year’s biggest stories, and there is a whole lot to be excited about. In fact, there’s almost too much.


Less Underground Vibe at South by Southwest

The 24th annual SXSW filled every available space in downtown Austin with musicians clamoring for attention.


New Version of Digg Revealed

At the “Bigg Digg Shindigg” event at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference (SXSWi), Digg CEO Jay Adelson revealed that the popular social bookmarking site is getting a major overhaul, teasing the audience about new features such as personalized feeds and the return of the Digg leaderboard.


‘Predators’ Preview Debuts at SXSW

‘Predators’ Preview Debuts at SXSW

SXSWi (the South by Southwest Interactive conference) is certainly our favorite track of the SXSW experience, but it’s not the only portion of the festival taking place this weekend. Film goers are out en masse in Austin too, and directors — both big and small — are using the event to showcase their films. Or in some cases, using it to show off preview of their films.


SXSW: Even the lines are bigger in Texas

With 1,900 bands playing over just four days, we suggested avoiding this type of line at all costs. The band across the street playing to no one might have been just as amazing.


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