The Drill Down 128 – SXSWXMU2

photo by Tyler Love

This week The Drill Down’s resident SXSWi correspondent Muhammad Saleem regales us with the sights and sounds of the 2010 conference, and answers the burning question, “Is SXSWi Dead?”  Twitter unveils their new @Anywhere platform, the US Army considers Wikileaks a threat, Google is sure to leave China, the multi-million dollar feud between YouTube and Viacom heats up, iPad owners rationalize the device’s  lack of fuctionality, and what happens to our online accounts when we die?

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SXSW Interactive Is Dead
Twitter’s New @Anywhere Platform
Secret Document Calls Wikileaks ‘Threat’ to U.S. Army
Google “99.9 pct” sure to shut China search engine
Smoking guns, dark secrets aplenty in YouTube-Viacom filings
YouTube Blog: Broadcast Yourself
The iPad paradox: Less is more
40% of Blackberry users willing to trade in for an iPhone
Death and social media: what happens to your life online?
Gabe Newell: Portal 2 is “The Best Game We’ve Ever Done”