Monthly Archive: March 2013

Apple Expanding, Microsoft Launching in Hawaii

Apple Expanding, Microsoft Launching in Hawaii

Earlier this year, retail job postings on the Microsoft web site revealed the company’s plans to set up its first Microsoft Store in Honolulu. Sure enough, shoppers at Ala Moana Center soon spotted the future location of Microsoft’s island invasion, positioned almost directly across from the state’s first and largest...

Local Teams Launching Lasso, Startups at SXSW

Local Teams Launching Lasso, Startups at SXSW

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival is now underway in Austin, Texas, starting with SXSW Interactive, which draws thousands of startups and entrepreneurs hoping to make connections or launch the next big thing. And as usual, there are creative and talented people from Hawaii in the mix. This year, Chad Podoski...

Unconferenz 2013

Unconferenz 2013

The sixth annual Unconferenz, a grassroots, peer-driven technology gathering (where the agenda is set by attendees the morning of the event), was held on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Sessions covered topics like planning a Hawaii Maker Faire, the digital media arts industry, open data, and journalism. The grand finale was...