The South by Southwest conference rolls serious ideas and innovations into a party package. Take a peek at the flavor of this eclectic Austin confab.
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How could we NOT share this with you? Many "makers" (think Make Magazine) were in the crowd and exhibiting their madd skillz at modding. (There was a Maker Space at the opening party.) This wooden laptop was a stellar example of fun and fly tech design all wrapped up in one varnished package.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.