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IBM announced it has been selected by Toyota Motor Corporation to build and design a new application development platform that will foster the creation of in-car services to improve the driver experience. The project is part of Toyota’s new telematics service, called T-Connect, and aims to accelerate application development and…
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Alpine Electronics announced that it has become a member of the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), which is a global alliance of technology and auto industry leaders committed to bring the Android platform to cars starting in 2014. Alpine understands that smartphones and in-vehicle electronics connectivity create additional values and will meet expectations…
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KICKER began the second straight year of a partnership with the country-music festival in the Midwest. Billboard Music award-winner Luke Bryan performed to thousands of screaming fans at Tuttle Creek State Park. The 19th annual KICKER Country Stampede, running from June 26-29, showcases 20 of country music’s top acts in this campsite-turned-fanfest…
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Google has revealed more information about bringing Android into the car. Android Auto is a “projected” system, not an embedded OS. Drivers will be able to control their Android smartphones using the car’s own screen and controls. Everything is projected on the display in the car, including Maps and Google…
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Soon after Brian Layton found out that Sound FX was named a Top 12 Retailer, he received an email from Steve Irby. The founder of Kicker told him how proud he was of the Delaware based shop. “Kicker is one big family,” Layton said. “I am proud to say that…
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