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Ford expands Sync capabilities with Amazon Alexa and IBM's Watson

Because shopping on Amazon wasn't easy enough already.

This is the same open-source system being adopted by Toyota and other automakers.

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Toyota adopts SmartDeviceLink, Ford's smartphone integration standard

Mazda, Honda, and Subaru also investigating the standard.

This means apps like Spotify and AccuWeather will be easier to integrate than ever before.

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Amazon looking to bring Kindle to your next car?

Maybe so. The online retailer and digital media monolith recently announced the Amazon Cloud Player, an application for Ford Sync that allows users to stream media from their Amazon Cloud account directly to a Ford vehicle. This foray into automotive technology got the minds at Gigaom.com thinking about what could be next for Amazon. As Kevin Fitchard writes, the logical step is to make au

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Wired: Ford making Sync AppLink open source, free for any automaker to use

Automakers aren't necessarily known for their sharing skills unless some sort of mutual agreement is in place, but it seems that Ford is looking to create a universal architecture based on its Sync AppLink on which other companies (including rival automakers) can run in-car apps free of charge. With the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show going on, Wired

AppLink software for SYNC comes to Fiesta first, adds iPhone

It's a good day for Ford Sync users. The Blue Oval has officially announced two big leaps forward for the company's infotainment system for smartphone users. For the first time, Apple users will find that their iPhone is now fully compatible with Sync. Previously, the system was only usable with devices that used Zach Bowman

SYNC updated with stock quotes, horoscopes and more [w/video]

Ford SYNC with Applink – Click above to watch the video after the the break