Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, TechHive

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HBO brought its best shows to life at SXSW with an awesome escape room

Fans of Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Veep were delighted by HBO’s clever SXSW installation.

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Panasonic pushes buttons with smart home prototypes at SXSW

Panasonic’s home-fermenting machine, DIY dry-cleaner, and ambient media player are just concepts for now, but the company is using SXSW to figure out which one to make first.

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Joe Biden’s passionate plea at SXSW: ‘We need your help’

The 47th vice president is recruiting the tech industry to work on what he believes is the most pressing issue of our time: curing cancer.

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Gawker founder Nick Denton believes the 'good internet will rise up again'

The future of the web looks a lot like Reddit, Denton said.

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Reddit’s grand vision: ‘Come for the cats, stay for the empathy’

Alexis Ohanian took the South by Southwest stage to talk about the future of Reddit, including some upcoming features.

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Planned Parenthood and Tumblr team up to turn the internet pink on March 29

Planned Parenthood president and Tumblr founder launch social media campaign, #TechStandsWithPP, at a more political SXSW.

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WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with Apple, other tech companies

Apple will know exactly what exploits the CIA used to hack its iPhones. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he will share the code with tech companies so they can patch flaws in their devices.

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Apple has already fixed most of the iOS exploits the CIA used

The company responded to information from a WikiLeaks release of CIA documents that claim the agency has ways to hack iPhones that Apple doesn't know about.

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Lightroom for iOS turns your iPhone into a DSLR with raw HDR capture mode

With Lightroom 2.7 for iOS and an iPhone 7 Plus, you basically have thousands of dollars of camera equipment in your pocket.

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With Alta HR, Fitbit turns its most stylish device into a cardio machine

A continuous heart rate monitor, deep sleep-tracking insights, and seven days of battery life make the Alta HR a serious contender for best fitness band on the market.

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Good news: A third-party screen repair won’t void your iPhone warranty

Apple won’t punish you for getting your cracked display fixed by an unauthorized repair shop.

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Nokia will use its Withings health devices to send data to your doctor

Withings devices are rebranding under the Nokia name as Nokia overhauls the Withings Health Mate app and launches a next-level version of Apple’s CareKit and ResearchKit initatives.

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iOS 10.2.1 might be the cure for your iPhone 6 and 6s battery woes

Apple says updating to the latest version of iOS could prevent random battery shutdowns.

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Apple opposes Trump’s transgender rights rollback

Company issues statement supporting “efforts toward greater acceptance, not less.”

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Instagram's new galleries will let you share multiple photos per post

Instagram was already a time-suck. This new feature is going to make it worse.