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Tue, 14 May 2013 23:49:48 GMT
Amazon Opens Appstore In China
Amazon Opens Appstore in China - By Zacks Investment Research The world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has recently announced the launch of its Appstore in China, giving Chinese customers access to Amazon's broad selection of Android mobile applications (apps).
Mon, 13 May 2013 06:47:47 GMT
Mitsubishi Electric to Strengthen Relationship with Pioneer through Capital and Business Alliance
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aiming to strengthen its business relationship with Pioneer Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it has entered into a capital and business alliance agreement with Pioneer, under which Mitsubishi Electric will invest approximately 4
Mon, 13 May 2013 06:44:11 GMT
DOCOMO to Form Business and Capital Alliance with Pioneer to Enter Intelligent Transport Systems Business
May 13, 2013 DOCOMO to Form Business and Capital Alliance with Pioneer to Enter Intelligent Transport Systems Business TOKYO, JAPAN, May 13, 2013 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC.
Mon, 13 May 2013 06:26:25 GMT
GM CEO Sees Profit Streaming From Deal for In-Vehicle LTE
One of the first things Dan Akerson did as chief executive officer of General Motors Co. (GM) in 2010 was dive into the automaker’s telecommunications business to get more profit from that in-car connection.
Fri, 10 May 2013 06:12:21 GMT
Alibaba to take 20-30 pct stake in mapping firm AutoNavi - media
SHANGHAI May 10 (Reuters) - Alibaba Group, China's largest e-commerce firm, is set to take a 20 to 30 percent stake in Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm AutoNavi Holdings Ltd, local media reported, as it aims to boost its competitveness by beefing up its product lineup.
Fri, 10 May 2013 03:53:39 GMT
Pioneer to crowdsource car navigation, add augmented reality
Pioneer will soon launch a new car navigation system in Japan that uses dashboard cameras to scan the road ahead for approaching street signs and other cars, and will share images of road conditions with other vehicles.
Wed, 01 May 2013 10:25:34 GMT
Sirius Expands Into Telematics for More Auto Offerings
Although Sirius XM Radio considers that radio is still a good business, it plans to focus on the in-car services such as automated safety, as this brings more opportunities.
Wed, 01 May 2013 08:13:00 GMT
Stay safe . . . and stay connected
Italian car maker Alfa Romeo has launched the MiTo Live, a new 250-unit limited edition model, which its maker claims combines safety and technology with a passion for music.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 23:48:48 GMT
Verizon Launches Dropbox-Like Cloud Storage App for Android
Verizon on Tuesday announced a new Dropbox-like app for Android devices that lets users back up and access their files in the cloud. The app, dubbed Verizon Cloud, will begin rolling out for smartphones and tablets in the coming weeks, the wireless carrier said.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 23:14:06 GMT
MOBILE PHONES: Has the time come to hit 'reject' on all in-car mobile phone use?
With experts agreeing that it's better not to accept hands-free calls for safety reasons, maybe fleets should consider banning the practice outright. Rachel Burgess reports Hands-free mobile phone use while driving remains legal, after hand-held use was banned in 2007.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 06:19:13 GMT
Isotrak partners with Intermec to deliver complete transportation and logistics solution
Isotrak, Inc., a global provider of GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Intermec, a workflow performance company, to deliver a seamless transportation and logistics solution that converges all relevant data in the entire transportation orga
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:26:46 GMT
TomTom flags up partner solutions on 'apps' site
TomTom has created a new section of its web site where it flags up partner solutions that it describes as ready for integration with its Webfleet platform.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:02:56 GMT
TomTom says sales fall, turning from navigation market
TomTom, the Dutch maker of vehicle navigation systems, on Tuesday published a 13 percent drop in first quarter sales and said it was diversifying its product line to counter a market now saturated with portable navigation devices.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:24:37 GMT
CISPA – A Patriot Act for the Internet
(Before It's News) A mass blackout of Internet sites has begun in protest of CISPA, as the controversial law makes its way to the US Senate. Hacktivist group Anonymous urged support for the blackout, storming Twitter with calls for action.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 04:38:04 GMT
Verizon iPhone sales tumble 33%
Verizon iPhone sales tumble 33% Either iPhone customers are growing savvier, or they’re starting to tire of Apple’s smartphone. Verizon’s iPhone activations fell 33% in the first quarter, compared to the fourth quarter.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:39:32 GMT
Tom Tom connected navigation to Mazda 6
TomTom today announces that it will continue to provide connected navigation to Mazda for the all-new Mazda6 models across Europe. The Mazda Navigation System NB1 is seamlessly integrated into the car's dashboard, offering TomTom's LIVE Services including the award winning HD Traffic.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:14:30 GMT
The New MovieMaking Mercedes
xml search 4/18/13 The New Movie-Making Mercedes At a Shanghai Auto Show after this month Mercedes-Benz is introducing a latest judgment car with a small eye-catching features.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:09:41 GMT
Chinese “app store” using Apple’s own enterprise app distribution tech to distribute pirated apps
Chinese “app store” 7659.com is using Apple’s own bulk enterprise licensing technology to distributed pirated apps to Chinese iPhone and iPad users, completely free.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:30:10 GMT
2014 Volvo V60 Preview (JD Power and Associates)
noodls : (Source: JD Power and Associates) Date Published: 04/09/2013 Fast Facts: Sport wagon version of S60 sedan Styling and interior updates mirror those on the S60 New Sensus Connected Touch infotainment system New Cyclist Detection with Full Auto Brake technology Available performance-tuned R-D
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:46:58 GMT
Wi-Fi Calling Has Advantages and Limitations
In an email about tech pet peeves, a reader wrote in asking about "Wi-Fi calling," a way of making phone calls without using a wireless carrier's cellular network.
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 03:52:18 GMT
Why Facebook Home will blow Android into smithereens
Today, Facebook announced its Home for Android, their next-generation client software for Googles mobile OS, which will be avaliable for download shortly on April 12.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 22:51:59 GMT
Facebook Home for Android phones unveiled
WASHINGTON - The social network site Facebook is releasing a software that intends to capture your Android phone screens. The software 'Facebook Home' will act like a "wrapper" and puts feeds from the social network on the home page of Android phones.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 19:27:18 GMT
Audi and T-Mobile Partner to Launch the Industry's Most Competitively Priced In-Vehicle Data Plan
Audi and T-Mobile Partner to Launch the Industry's Most Competitively Priced In-Vehicle Data Plan New Plan Offers Real-Time Content and Secure Internet Access for as Little as $15 per Month HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2013) - Audi of America and T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 18:18:09 GMT
Verizon Wireless Open to Dropping Contracts
Verizon may jump on the device financing bandwagon too if customers want it. With T-Mobile breaking away from the traditional contract scene that leaves customers tied to the company for all eternity, copycats are now starting to talk about their own versions of a contract-free agreement.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 18:07:04 GMT
ORBCOMM completes acquisition of both GlobalTrak and MobileNet
USA-ORBCOMM (orbcomm.com), a global satellite data communications company specializing in the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) marketplace, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the GlobalTrak division of System Planning Corporation (GlobalTrak) and Mobi
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:42:30 GMT
Telematics: Trouble or Tipping Point for Midsized Carriers?
Plagued by high entry costs, data challenges, and intellectual property concerns, telematics has been a struggle for midsized carriers to deploy. But with insurers and vendors working to solve those problems, user-based insurance may finally be nearing its much-anticipated breakthrough to the mainst
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:27:50 GMT
BLOG: Tizen is no Android, but will still play an important role
As it enters a highly competitive market, Tizen will need to find unique ways to make itself useful. Tizen is clumsily positioned directly against Android and iOS.
Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:48:41 GMT
Galileo statellite puts app developers in pole position
The Galileo satellite will provide more accurate positioning data than GPS Photo: AFP Most people think that working in the space industry is an inaccessible dream, but this exciting sector is throwing open its doors to capitalise on recent successes.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:48:41 GMT
RIM success in 4Q, but too early to declare win
Research In Motion Ltd., once written off as dead amid fierce competition from more modern mobile devices such as the iPhone, surprised Wall Street Thursday by returning to profitability and shipping more BlackBerry 10 phones than expected in the most recent quarter.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:46:59 GMT
Verizon launches a fleet management solution
Verizon is rolling out Networkfleet on the Verizon Wireless network. The fleet-management solution provides a variety of monitoring and management capabilities for increased productivity and improved customer service.
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