LAS VEGAS--The annual Consumer Electronics Show here is typically the hottest ticket of the year for gadget-hungry geeks to feast on the latest whiz-bang smartphones, tablets and "phablets." And while there are plenty of new gadgets to play with at the show this year, the discussions at press conferences, on the show floor and in keynote sessions are not so much about screen sizes and operating systems as they are about the services and applications that make those devices, and the networks that they use, so valuable to consumers.
Honda became the latest car maker to jump into the connected car market with its HondaLink infotainment platform. The platform, which is powered by telematics firm Harman International's Aha, works with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android operating system.
BARCELONA, Spain--If you think your daily commute to work is already fraught with traffic, consider this: Today there are approximately 1 billion cars and 7 billion people in the world. By
Automakers and federal regulators are working on a project that will allow vehicles to communicate with each other via a Wi-Fi-style wireless network. The project could--at some point in the far
I remember the first time, seven or eight years ago, when I got into a car that had Bluetooth connectivity and was able to pair a handset with the car's audio system, and then call home with a click
Ford is expanding its connected car efforts. The automaker said it will increase the number of vehicles that support its Sync AppLink offering, which is Ford's service that connects users'
Operators around the globe are aggressively pursuing M2M and the embedded wireless opportunity. Many are already seeing strong growth from embedded consumer devices such as ereaders, tablets, laptops
SAN FRANCISCO--Ford Motor Co. may seem an unlikely candidate for mobile app developers, but Ford Group Vice President of Product Development Derrick Kuzak took the stage last Friday at the CTIA
SAN FRANCISCO--For those of you who are joining me here for the 20101 CTIA Enterprise & Applications conference, you have probably noticed something about this show: The glitz is gone. The show