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    Report: FCC trying to open wifi access band for connected cars to other devices
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    The Federal Communications Commission has voted to reexamine a 1999 decision to set aside the 5.9 GHz wireless band specifically for connected car technologies. Regulators want to allow other wireless devices to use the band in order to ease congestion at high-use areas like airports and ...

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    Report: New iPhone 5 may come with incompatible connector for cars
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    Nearly the entire auto industry has finally caught up with the world of consumer electronics, offering a way to connect the iPod/iPhone – be it via USB, Bluetooth or official Apple connector – in most new cars. The 30-pin Apple connector was first incorporated in a car by BMW in 2004 ...

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    2011 Audi A8 available with factory-installed wireless internet hotspot
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    One day, we'll be able to have wireless internet access from nearly every point on the globe. And while many cities and towns are making efforts to offer free wireless service across a broad range, automakers are now looking to bring ...

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    Take Autoblog on the road: WAAV Airbox X2
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    Okay folks, we're waiting to see the first hack that has gameplay running on the nav screen, so someone get on it! Cambridge, MA based WAAV has developed a new generation of cellular routers capable of delivering cellular internet at speeds comparable to DSL. Here's the important part, it'll do it ...

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    Avis to offer internet in cars for $10.95/day
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    Avis is still trying harder, this time offering internet in its rental fleet for $10.95 a day. Called Avis Connect, the service is launching at San Francisco International Airport and will come on line at airports in San Jose, Oakland, Los Angeles and Newark, with airport locations in Atlanta, ...

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    AutoNet Mobile rocking wi-fi in your car
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    For those of you confined to a movable cubicle, having a wireless internet connection within your mobile office would be a Godsend. Autonet has recognized this need and developed, what the company maintains is, the first in-car ISP, allowing any wireless devices within your vehicle to be hooked up ...

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    OnStar going silent on millions of vehicles
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    A decision by the Federal Communications Commission that allows all cell phone companies to turn off their analog networks beginning in February of 2008 means that nearly two million people, or half of OnStar's entire subscription base, will soon find the other end silent when they press that blue ...

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    A BMW that pays your parking
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    There are Bimmers that self-park, provide backseat passengers hands-free cellphone service, and, in the future, may be polish-free. But a Bimmer that pays your parking space? That's what the Munich Technical University Applied Informatics/Cooperative Systems and BMW Group Research and Technology ...

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    iLane first hands-and-eyes free email solution for driving
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    Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, Inc. (IMS) has unveiled a new device called the iLane that enables a driver to access his/her email in a hands-and-eyes free way. The iLane is designed to handle all incoming information, including emails, phone calls and even text messages. The voice-based ...

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