Nanette Byrnes, MIT Tech Review

Nanette Byrnes

MIT Tech Review

Cambridge, MA, United States

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Past articles by Nanette:

The Business Issue

What it takes to be one of our “50 Smartest Companies.” → Read More

Tim Cook: Technology Should Serve Humanity, Not the Other Way Around

In an exclusive interview, the CEO of Apple talks about artificial intelligence in iPhones and why he doesn’t want to talk about the future. → Read More

Treating Addiction with an App

Using smartphone data and artificial intelligence to track and interpret behavior, a Chicago startup is attempting something extraordinary: predicting and preventing relapse into drug use. → Read More

Competing with the Chinese Factory of 2017

Deep manufacturing expertise and extensive supply chains give China a lead that will be tough to overcome. → Read More

Moscow Billboard Targets Ads Based on the Car You’re Driving

The rise of digital billboards spawns the idea of targeted highway ads, with tests in the U.S. planned for this summer. → Read More

An AI-Fueled Credit Formula Might Help You Get a Loan

Startup ZestFinance says it has built a machine-learning system that’s smart enough to find new borrowers and keep bias out of its credit analysis. → Read More

As Goldman Embraces Automation, Even the Masters of the Universe Are Threatened

Software that works on Wall Street is changing how business is done and who profits from it. → Read More

Five things Tim Cook could plan on doing for yet another successful year at Apple

This might be some of what’s on the Apple chief executive’s mind in 2017. → Read More

Bill Gates and friends have $1 billion to invest in clean energy technologies, but where will they put it?

A Bill Gates-led initiative to fund breakthroughs in clean energy will find it challenging to identify enough great opportunities. → Read More

Twitter May Have Predicted the Election

The votes for Brexit and Donald Trump contradicted pollsters, but some researchers say Twitter was sending accurate signals all along. → Read More

If you’re just starting your online holiday shopping on Cyber Monday, you are way behind

Online sales are grabbing a bigger piece of holiday shopping, and retailers aren’t waiting until Cyber Monday to offer big deals. → Read More

Amazon’s Push in India Starts to Deliver

The e-tailing giant learned some hard lessons from its failure to hit it big in China, and it’s putting them to use in the subcontinent. → Read More

Helsinki Hopes This App Will Make People Ditch Their Cars

The city is testing a platform that lets users plan a trip combining public and private transportation options. → Read More

How the Bot-y Politic Influenced This Election

Nearly 20 percent of all election-related tweets come from an army of influential robots. → Read More

If voters are intimidated or stuck in ultra-long lines, this group will be monitoring social media to capture it

A team of hundreds will scour the Web for signs of voter intimidation and poorly functioning polling places. → Read More

This $1 Trillion Industry Is Finally Going Digital

In our world of global trade, shipping cargo is one of the most complex tasks, and one of the least connected. → Read More

Top Stories

Your guide to what matters in technology news today. → Read More

The Latest Driverless Car Startup Aims to Make Women Half Its Workforce

The CEO of NextEV’s U.S. operations, Padmasree Warrior, sees opportunity in a crowded field. → Read More

An inside look at how automation and robots are transforming work in a manufacturing town

Greenville, South Carolina, has bet its future on high-tech manufacturing. Who wins and who loses in this increasingly automated economy? → Read More

GE’s Bridge Over the “Valley of Death” for Innovation

The manufacturing giant just put a $73 million R&D facility next to a 48-year-old turbine factory. The goal is better, faster innovation. → Read More