Better Cars; Cross-Device Ads; and more [Weekly Computing Newsletter] July 2, 2015 Weekly Computing Newsletter Featured Story Rebooting the Automobile Automakers and tech companies are racing to bring safer and more useful smartphone-style interfaces to cars. Can any of them go further and reprogram vehicles completely? News Behind the Surge in Cross-Device Ad Targeting Advertisers are increasingly using technology that targets users across multiple devices, and it’s working. Advertisement Featured Story Will Advances in Technology Create a Jobless Future? We’re in the midst of a jobs crisis, and rapid advances in AI and other technologies may be one culprit. How can we get better at sharing the wealth that technology creates? News The Phablet Phenomenon Catches On in India In India, bigger is better when it comes to mobile phones, but Apple is lagging behind competitors like Samsung and Xiaomi. News The CEO of Messaging App Line Explains Why Services like His Beat Facebook and Twitter How the Japanese company Line turns free messages into real revenue. News Meet Amy, a Virtual Meeting Aide My virtual helper can be surprisingly lifelike, but she’s obsessed with meetings. News Nano Satellites Will Stop the Internet of Things from Ever Going Offline A swarm of small satellites could give critical infrastructure an Internet connection that never goes down. News Qualcomm Has a Plan to Make 4G Cellular Hotspots as Easy to Set Up as Wi-Fi Networks Mobile chip company Qualcomm wants homes and businesses to set up their own open 4G hotspots just as they do Wi-Fi networks today. View Google’s Cars are Now Smarter, and Slower Custom-made, and painfully slow, self-driving cars are now roaming the streets of Mountain View. View Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending June 27, 2015) A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. View Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending June 27, 2015) Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review. See More Stories » If you would like to update the frequency or type of newsletters received, please edit your newsletter preferences or unsubscribe from all MIT Technology Review communications. MIT Technology ReviewOne Main StreetCambridge, MA 02142 Advertisement @KennethFax, CxO +1 (415) 545.8299 http://www.AlexanderNetworks.com ** Your Online Business Solutions partner for Digital Ads, Mobile Apps Marketing and Business Networking Solutions ** Call for an initial consultation at (415) 545-8299 Advertisements Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.