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Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending June 28, 2013)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
  1. Researchers ID Thousands of Organic Materials for Use in Solar Cells
    Using computers to virtually test new molecules could lead to new types of solar cells.
  2. How Technology Is Destroying Jobs
    Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
  3. Today’s Phones and Tablets Will Die Out Like the PC
    The mobile computers killing the PC will themselves be replaced as computing becomes embedded into the world around us.
  4. Obama Orders EPA to Regulate Power Plants in Wide-Ranging Climate Plan
    The president presents a plan to use the EPA to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
  5. Study Shows Many iPhone Apps Defy Apple’s Privacy Advice
    Researchers say that over a third of iPhone apps still access a device’s unique identifier.
  6. The Internet of Cars Is Approaching a Crossroads
    Wireless vehicle networks could make driving safer and more efficient, but the cost of deployment will be significant.
  7. Crowding into Biotech’s Densest Supercluster
    Boston may overtake Silicon Valley at the top of the biotech heap.
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