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Coronavirus outbreak causes delay of Coachella Music Festival 2020 to October, confirm organisers
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Coronavirus outbreak causes delay of Coachella Music Festival 2020 to October, confirm organisers

Coachella 2020's line-up includes Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, and Rage Against the Machine.

Austin City cancels South by Southwest music and film festival 2020 amid concerns over coronavirus outbreak
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Austin City cancels South by Southwest music and film festival 2020 amid concerns over coronavirus outbreak

South by Southwest began 33 years ago as a music festival but evolved to also highlight technology, video games, TV shows and movies.

Cargo director Arati Kadav on challenges of making an indie sci-fi film, and perks of a screening at SXSW
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Cargo director Arati Kadav on challenges of making an indie sci-fi film, and perks of a screening at SXSW

Arati Kadav's debut film Cargo, starring Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, premiered at the 21st MAMI Mumbai Film Festival last year.

South by Southwest festival to go on despite coronavirus scare; Dev Patel's Green Knight, Judd Apatow's The King of Staten Island part of lineup
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South by Southwest festival to go on despite coronavirus scare; Dev Patel's Green Knight, Judd Apatow's The King of Staten Island part of lineup

The organisers of South by Southwest said that the 10 day long festival will go on despite the coronavirus scare.

EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager in favour of regulating data access over breaking up big tech firms
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EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager in favour of regulating data access over breaking up big tech firms

Vestager said there should be a focus to ensure big tech giants do not misuse their dominant market position

Us review round-up: Jordan Peele's new horror film is 'way more Twilight Zone-y than Get Out'
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Us review round-up: Jordan Peele's new horror film is 'way more Twilight Zone-y than Get Out'

Jordan Peele's Us had its world premiere at SXSW Film Festival in Austin, and has received mostly positive reviews from critcs

Olivia Wilde's Booksmart, Harmony Korine’s The Beach Bum to premiere at SXSW Film Fest 2019
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Olivia Wilde's Booksmart, Harmony Korine’s The Beach Bum to premiere at SXSW Film Fest 2019

SXSW film festival 2019 announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after previously revealing that Jordan Peele’s Us will open the festival on 8 March

Jordan Peele's Us to have world premiere at SXSW Film Fest; Get Out follow-up will now release on 22 March
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Jordan Peele's Us to have world premiere at SXSW Film Fest; Get Out follow-up will now release on 22 March

Jordan Peele's mystery thriller Us was initially supposed to hit the screens on 15 March, but Universal pushed the release date to maintain the momentum after SXSW.

Galveston trailer: Elle Fanning, Ben Foster star in thriller based on True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto’s novel
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Galveston trailer: Elle Fanning, Ben Foster star in thriller based on True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto’s novel

Galveston has been directed by Melanie Laurent, who has starred in films like Inglorious Basterds and Now You See Me.

Kill Bill actor Daryl Hannah turns director with Paradox, starring legendary musicians Neil Young and Willie Nelson
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Kill Bill actor Daryl Hannah turns director with Paradox, starring legendary musicians Neil Young and Willie Nelson

Daryl Hannah's playful fantasy western premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin.

SXSW festival bomb scare forces cancellation of The Roots concert; Austin man arrested
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SXSW festival bomb scare forces cancellation of The Roots concert; Austin man arrested

Austin police arrested 26-year-old Trevor Ingram charging him with making a terrorist threat.

A Quiet Place first reviews roundup: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt-starrer is 'unique high-concept science fiction'
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A Quiet Place first reviews roundup: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt-starrer is 'unique high-concept science fiction'

A Quiet Place, which stars John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, is set in post-apocalyptic upstate New York which has been taken over by strange spider-like alien creatures.

Ready Player One: Early reviews call the sci-fi epic a 'classic Spielberg' film and 'pop culture extravaganza'
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Ready Player One: Early reviews call the sci-fi epic a 'classic Spielberg' film and 'pop culture extravaganza'

Critics called Spielberg's Ready Player One a "dizzyingly propulsive virtual-reality fanboy geek-out."

SpaceX could be testing its BFR Mars rocket system as early as first half of 2019 says Elon Musk
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SpaceX could be testing its BFR Mars rocket system as early as first half of 2019 says Elon Musk

Musk still hopes for the BFR to land on Mars in 2022 and the first couple of missions will be focussing on sending just the cargo, followed by humans.

Bose introduces a first of its kind AR sunglasses which let you hear about your surroundings
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Bose introduces a first of its kind AR sunglasses which let you hear about your surroundings

Bose intends on working with the start-up community and developers in order to expand the capabilities of wearables based on its AR platform.

John Krasinski, Emily Blunt's supernatural thriller A Quiet Place to open SXSW Film Festival
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John Krasinski, Emily Blunt's supernatural thriller A Quiet Place to open SXSW Film Festival

A Quiet Place stars John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, his wife, as a rural couple haunted by an evil attracted to sound.

Microsoft researcher warns that artificial intelligence is 'a fascist's dream'
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Microsoft researcher warns that artificial intelligence is 'a fascist's dream'

As artificial intelligence systems get more powerful and begin to do more, there is a need to make sure that they are not used to target certain populations.

Facebook racial marketing? Different Straight Outta Compton trailer targets races
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Facebook racial marketing? Different Straight Outta Compton trailer targets races

Choosing a sect depending upon their specific interests is common, but this time the buzz online is about Universal Pictures along with Facebook allegedly targeted users based on their ethnicity.

South by Southwest (SXSW) to have day long summit on online harassment issues
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South by Southwest (SXSW) to have day long summit on online harassment issues

The South by Southwest tech meeting said on Friday it made a mistake when it canceled sessions on video gaming culture, including one on harassment, after facing criticism of dodging its duty by dropping talks on an issue engulfing gaming culture.

New audio app Tinnitracks claims to treat hearing disorder
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New audio app Tinnitracks claims to treat hearing disorder

A new web-based app claims to treat Tinnitus -- the condition that causes ringing in the ears. Tinnitus is mainly triggered by age-related hearing loss and prolonged exposure to excessively loud noise, but it originates in the brain.