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Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending November 8, 2013)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.

  • November 8, 2013
  1. It’s All E-Commerce Now
    E-commerce is an idea whose time has come and gone. Here’s why.
  2. Fast and Spacious Helium-Filled Hard Drives Ready for Liftoff
    Hard-drive maker HGST has tamed the manufacturing challenges to bringing high-capacity, energy-efficient helium-filled drives to market.
  3. For Tesla Motors, Success Is All About the Batteries
    Musk says battery cell capacity will need to double worldwide for Tesla to produce a mass-market electric car.
  4. E Ink Looks Beyond E-Readers
    Facing a declining market for e-readers, E Ink’s new R&D facility is trying out some different ideas.
  5. Twitter Must Metamorphose Carefully as It Goes Public
    Twitter may make major interface changes to address the growing need to make money.
  6. The Internet Killed Distance. Mobile Computing Brought It Back.
    Here’s why location matters again in e-commerce.
  7. Bloomberg TV Taps MIT Technology Review as Contributor on Money Moves
    Our editors go live on-air and online to discuss important technology topics with Deirdre Bolton.

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