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Hungry? IBM's Watson can help cook

IBM's supercomputer nicknamed Watson is at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas this week, but it's not competing on a TV quiz show, rather it's helping chefs come up with unique, personalized recipes.

Coinbase's Fred Ehrsam says you're thinking about Bitcoin all wrong

The former Goldman Sachs trader and current cofounder of Coinbase says Bitcoin is more a network than a currency, and 2014 is its year.

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Edward Snowden at SXSW: The NSA is setting fire to the future of the Internet

"It's the makers, thinks, and the development community" that can help protect your data from a surveillance dragnet, the NSA whistleblower said via video at a South by Southwest panel

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What I learned from a shoeless Mark Cuban at SXSW

One underdressed reporter's strange but lovely time getting business and life advice from the country's most outspoken, irreverent billionaire shark.

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Hungry? IBM's Watson can help cook

IBM's supercomputer nicknamed Watson is at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, this week, but it's not competing on a TV quiz show. Rather it's helping chefs come up with unique, personalized recipes.

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Google's Android boss announces SDK specifically geared toward wearables

Google’s Sundar Pichai said the company is focused on helping devices work together across all categories.

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Assange at SXSW: 'Who really wears the pants in the administration?'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange questions Obama’s power over the NSA during Day 2 of the SXSW Festival in Austin.

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SXSW starts out with spotlight on security, as Google's Schmidt sounds off on NSA

The interactive portion of the South by Southwest conference is usually a launching pad for apps like Twitter and Foursquare, but security figures to be a popular topic this year, judging by the opening day remarks of Google's chairman.