The connected car: How to design compelling apps without causing accidents

People are addicted to their mobile phones and tablets. But what happens when they want to go truly mobile in an automobile? Robert Acker, general manager of Aha by Harman, argues that the challenge is to deliver the mobile apps and services that consumers want in a way that makes safety the top priority.…

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Waze prepares for its closeup with Carmageddon

While almost no one is looking forward to Los Angeles' so-called Carmageddon, an upcoming closure of a busy freeway, crowd-sourced traffic app Waze sees an opportunity to shine. The company is teaming with the local ABC affiliate to beef up ABC's real-time traffic information for drivers.…

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