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Why this could be the perfect time for Apple to make a car play

Quiet on the car front, cash-flush — and the market's ripe for disruption

Quiet on the car front, cash-flush — and the market's ripe for disruption

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Ford and BlackBerry are working together on autonomous cars

BlackBerry is shifting its focus away from mobile, or at least redefining what that means.

The new partnership goes beyond the companies' work together on Sync 3.

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Apple is developing automotive software in Canada with former BlackBerry employees

A car didn’t work out, so Apple’s heading North to build its own system.

Apple's grabbing software engineers in the North from QNX.

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Apple brings on new talent for autonomous car initiative

Dan Dodge comes from BlackBerry's QNX automotive software arm.

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Ford secures Microsoft for software updates

Ford isn't completely abandoning its partnership with Microsoft. The tech company will supply the wireless updates to models equipped with the new Sync 3 infotainment system.

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Ford ditching Microsoft in favor of BlackBerry QNX for next-gen Sync?

Ask the average consumer – at least, those who follow the goings-on in the automotive industry – which carmaker they'd most closely associate Microsoft, and the answer you'd most likely get would be Ford. The Blue Oval automaker, after all, was at the forefront of bringing Microsoft technology into cars with its pioneering Sync system, and, though reality didn't turn out as such, Ford's

The 2013 Lexus GS Adds Tech, Apps, And A Huge Screen [VIDEO]

Lexus is trying a new recipe with the all-new 2013 GS. We aren't here to go in depth with drive impressions--head to Autoblog for those--we'd rather tell you about the tech ingredients that make the new GS a savory entrée.

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Volkswagen shuts down after-hours e-mail, allows employees to have lives again

Add this one to the list of reasons Europeans have it better than we do, right after diesels and manual transmissions: No more "catching up on e-mail" while you should be spending time with your family. Or sleeping. Or watching Baywatch reruns.

MyFord Touch Fixed, Customers To Receive Update By Mail [VIDEO]

Ford has finally done it. After a troubled first year, MyFord Touch will get the upgrade we've all been waiting for. Ford says they have updated over 1000 screens. But is it enough?

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Yes, Porsche Design has made its own Blackberry

While its styling has refined over successive generations, you don't buy a Porsche for how it looks. You buy one for how it works. And the same could be said of a BlackBerry. The favorite communications tool of businesspeople worldwide and a number of private consumers as well, the BlackBerry is – like a Porsche – more about function than form. Leave it to Noah Joseph

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BlackBerry outage coincides with reduced number of traffic accidents

When BlackBerry servers crashed between Tuesday and Thursday last week, owners of the popular business phones were left without a tool they've come to rely on. At the same time, the server crash could have made roads in the Middle East that much safer.

Use Your Cell Phone To Feed The Parking Meter

Running to feed the parking meter may soon be a vestige of the past. According to the New York Post, New York City will soon institute a plan to allow drivers to buy extra parking minutes using their phones.

TuneIn Radio Lets You Stream Your Favorite Stations From Anywhere [VIDEO]

Technology seems to be the natural enemy of traditional AM/FM radio. First came cassette and CD players, then Satellite Radio, and now wireless iPod connectivity, offering a completely customizable listening experience. But, in an ironic turn, Internet Radio apps could become the unlikely savior of AM/FM stations.

The New Toyota Prius V Adds Tech And Cargo [VIDEO]

All hail the Prius van. That's what V stands for, right? Actually, Toyota says the V is for versatility. That sounds about right; after all it's pretty much a Prius with a larger cargo area.

2012 Chevy Volt Drops Price, Adds MyLink

If you're among those waiting for the Volt's price to drop before buying, then today is your day. Well...sort of. GM announced earlier today that they will be shaving $1,005 off the base price of the 2012 Chevy Volt. Of course, there's one small catch.

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Apple to reject apps that include DUI checkpoints

In conjunction with this week's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple has updated its App Store Review Guidelines, and part of the new approval process includes a section that prohibits the inclusion of DUI checkpoints in iOS apps.

Audi introducing roadside assistant apps for iPhone, Android, Blackberry

Audi is rolling out a new roadside assistance app for owners equipped with an iPhone, Blackberry or Android device, and drivers with older Audis can get in on the action as well.

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Hands-on with Jaguar's next-gen mobile integration for Blackberry

Jaguar shows off next generation Blackberry interface – Click above to watch the video

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