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Audi And T-Mobile Bring New Data Plans To Drivers As Low As $15/Month

Mocana Raises $25 Million To Address Mobile App And Smart Device Security Market

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Mocana has raised $25 million in new funding from Trident Capital for mobile app and smart security solutions.  The Series D round gives Mocana $47 million in total investment. Mocana’s goal is to be the next major global security franchise — addressing the mobile market — which is estimated at...
Mocana Raises $25 Million To Address Mobile App And Smart Device Security Market

GarageFuse Launches 3D Social Aftermarket Configurator For Car Enthusiasts

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Virtually every car manufacturer today has an online car configurator that shows you what your car will look like as you spec it out. For car enthusiasts, however, the car that the manufacturer delivers is really just a blank slate that still needs to be modified, tuned, and personalized. GarageFuse,...
GarageFuse Launches 3D Social Aftermarket Configurator For Car Enthusiasts
Fisker reveals Atlantic concept: a smaller, more affordable plug-in hybrid
Electric car manufacturer Coda files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Hyundai to wire cars with Broadcom ethernet tech, put infotainment and security systems on one network

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Cars wired with ethernet may conjure thoughts of roving internet hotspots, but that's not what Hyundai and Broadcom have in mind in this case. Traditionally, infotainment consoles, safety systems and the like are built on multiple in-car networks, but the duo will rig vehicles with modified ethernet cables to...
Hyundai to wire cars with Broadcom ethernet tech, put infotainment and security systems on one network

Tesla launches service program with 85 loaner cars, valet service, and unconditional battery warranty

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Tesla Motors announced on Friday the creation of a new service and warranty program. Through this initiative, the electric car manufacturer shared that it will be helping to not only improve the car ownership experience, but also making sure it’s carried over when the vehicle is being taken care of....
Tesla launches service program with 85 loaner cars, valet service, and unconditional battery warranty
A German startup's plan to make electric car charging more like cell phone service

Spotify to offer in-dash, voice-activated music streaming in Volvo cars with Sensus Connected Touch

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Less than two weeks after it announced a partnership with Ford, Spotify has continued its venture into in-car entertainment by revealing a new deal with Volvo, which will see it launch a voice-activated music streaming service fully integrated with the car manufacturer’s new touch-enabled dashboard. Volvo’s new Sense Connected Touch...
Spotify to offer in-dash, voice-activated music streaming in Volvo cars with Sensus Connected Touch

Top Gear row: Tesla loses appeal over Jeremy Clarkson review

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Appeal court dismisses claim that show damaged car's sales, after manufacturer gets into online spat with New York TimesElectric car manufacturer Tesla has lost its appeal against a high court ruling rejecting its libel claim against BBC2's Top Gear.The court of appeal on Tuesday dismissed the California-based company's complaint that...
Top Gear row: Tesla loses appeal over Jeremy Clarkson review
Tesla stock jumps almost $20 after record $562M in sales and first-ever quarterly profit

Fiat's YouTube hit shows adverts breaking down borders online

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Arianna featuring Pitbull's Sexy People is perfect example of ad-promo hybrids that wouldn't be allowed on TVAs technology slowly removes the distinction between content watched on a television and content viewed on a computer screen or mobile device, it's increasingly difficult to draw an absolute distinction between programming and advertising.Strictly...
Fiat's YouTube hit shows adverts breaking down borders online

BMW and RadioTime Unveil First In-Car Web Radio, for the Mini

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Buyers who choose the Mini Connected option will be able to select RadioTime channels through an in-dash interface. BMW and RadioTime have unveiled a feature for the compact Mini automobile that pulls in web and terrestrial radio stations over an iPhone’s 3G connection, making BMW “the first car manufacturer to...
BMW and RadioTime Unveil First In-Car Web Radio, for the Mini
Vimeo debuts 'Brand Creative Fund,' a new ad product that pairs brands & filmmakers

What I learned on Twitter today (but mostly in the last 3 minutes)

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It’s a seismic day for amorous app making, plane taking geeks who never liked Michael Jackson and who only eats pies. Also if you’re a stalker then you’re in the golden era of apps that will make your life easier. The King of Pop got posthumously hacked. Curly haired game...
What I learned on Twitter today (but mostly in the last 3 minutes)

Ferrari debuts 963hp hybrid LaFerrari supercar, but you can't buy one

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Ferrari's hybrid could never have been anything less: the Italian car manufacturer today unveiled the LaFerrari supercar — a 963 horsepower, limited-edition model that the company will use as a testbed for future developments in its product line. LaFerrari is the successor to Enzo, the manufacturer's previous flagship effort,...
Ferrari debuts 963hp hybrid LaFerrari supercar, but you can't buy one

Spotify integrates with Ford's SYNC AppLink to offer voice-activated music control in more than one million cars

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Spotify has become the music company to venture into in-car entertainment after it announced a partnership with Ford, its first deal with a car manufacturer, to integrate its streaming service with Ford’s SYNC AppLink technology. The Swedish company isn’t the first music firm to partner with Ford — Rhapsody, Pandora, MOG and Amazon...
Spotify integrates with Ford's SYNC AppLink to offer voice-activated music control in more than one million cars

Toyota signs deal to get Nokia's Here Local Search on its in-car navigation units from 2014

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Nokia's position in the smartphone market may be precarious (if improving), but its Location and Commerce (read: mapping) division has developed quite the reputation. Toyota is the latest big car manufacturer to pay cash to get Nokia's Here Local Search installed on Mr. Toyoda's in-car infotainment units. The Japanese...
Toyota signs deal to get Nokia's Here Local Search on its in-car navigation units from 2014

Google+ offers custom URLs for verified accounts, other profiles to come 'over time'

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Do you happen to be David Beckham or Toyota? Well, congratulations -- you now have a Google+ vanity URL. The rest of us looking for the football star or car manufacturer need only type "google.com/+davidbeckham" or "google.com/+toyota" to reach those respective pages, enabling easy access to that must-see picture...
Google+ offers custom URLs for verified accounts, other profiles to come 'over time'

RIP, Hummer

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Having failed to sell the Hummer brand off to a Chinese car manufacturer, GM is shutting it down. This car was like the high-fructose corn syrup of automobiles, something that concentrated everything bad about motoring until it underwent a phase-change and somehow became an object of desire. "We have since...
RIP, Hummer

Stitcher launches connected car API; lands in Chevy Sonic, Spark

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Why design your app for an automaker’s connected dash API, when the automaker can just tap into your API? That’s the approach Internet news and talk radio streamer Stitcher is now taking to the growing connected car market with its increasingly fragmented number of platforms. GM’s Chevrolet will be the...
Stitcher launches connected car API; lands in Chevy Sonic, Spark

Evernote and Honda team up to host its first Design and Build hackathon: here are the winners

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On Sunday, Evernote and Honda teamed up to host its first design and build hackathon in Silicon Valley. With noteworthy prizes on the line, developers were encouraged to come up with interesting hacks that not only used Evernote’s API, but also one of several others, including the Honda Silicon Valley...
Evernote and Honda team up to host its first Design and Build hackathon: here are the winners
How video game purchases help fund gun makers

Lexus' Enform app is cool, just not spend-$120,000-on-a-car cool

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You will probably never look better using an app for a car than while sitting in this car. Andrew Cunningham There is now a long, somewhat exasperating history of smartphone apps that do little except demonstrate one’s affluence. For instance, the $999.99 I Am Rich app does nothing but...
Lexus' Enform app is cool, just not spend-$120,000-on-a-car cool
Apple Looking to Boost In-Car Integration of Maps and Siri in iOS 7

Ferrari chair learns management tips in meeting with Apple's Tim Cook

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The chairman and president of Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari recently had a two-hour meeting with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook to talk about corporate strategy and management styles....
Ferrari chair learns management tips in meeting with Apple's Tim Cook

Music Streaming Service MOG Comes To Ford SYNC AppLink

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MOG, the popular streaming music service, today announced that it is partnering with Ford to bring its service to the car manufacturer’s SYNC AppLink platform. This will allow Ford drivers with compatible cars, including the 2012 Fiesta, Fusion, F-150, Super Duty, E-Series, Mustang and Expedition, to use their voice and...
Music Streaming Service MOG Comes To Ford SYNC AppLink
Silicon Valley Is On The Front Lines Of The Global Cyber War

Garmin to power future Mercedes-Benz infotainment systems

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It looks like Garmin has managed to lock down a very solid deal following its automotive group's compelling demo at CES. The company's in-dash infotainment solution is now set to roll out with future Mercedes-Benz models -- Garmin's navigation system is scheduled to be fully integrated within the next...
Garmin to power future Mercedes-Benz infotainment systems
Chrysler announces industry-first in-vehicle wireless charging system
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