With all the gloom in the global economy, I got to wondering whether there is anything else going on in the world of business. I'm looking for growth because I think that's what will ultimately bring the economy out of the doldrums. Not surprisingly, that growth is coming from technology companies. In Growth Matters, I look at consumer technology companies that point the way to growth trends -- and in the process introduce services and products you may want to explore
If you want a smart driving assistant, you could do a lot worse than TeleNav. I interviewed Mary Beth Lowell, TeleNav's Communications Manager, who described the service's features.