Take Two for October 2, 2012

Car and tech companies hope to make it easier to Facebook while driving

Corporate And Media Leaders Attend Allen & Company Media And Technology Conf.

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Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., right, and Andrew 'Drew' Houston, founder and chief executive of Dropbox, wait in a parked car for the traffic to clear out at the Sun Valley Lodge during the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 12, 2012, in Sun Valley, Idaho. The conference has been hosted annually by the investment firm Allen & Company each July since 1983. The conference is typically attended by many of the world's most powerful media executives.

We've all been there — stuck in traffic, bored and frustrated.

Sure, you could yell at the car in front of you, but wouldn't it be a great to vent your rage on on Facebook? Or maybe send off a witty traffic haiku via Twitter?

Car companies are trying to make that possible without having to fiddle with a smart phone while driving. On-board computers are quickly becoming the next big thing in car accessories.

The California Report's Andrea Kissack has more.


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