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 |  Jun 04 2014, 6:15 PM

QNX Technology

The folks from QNX demonstrated the power of their software platform at 2014’s Telematics Update Detroit. The Canada-based computer company showed off a reference platform with super-fast booting capabilities.

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 |  Oct 23 2013, 11:01 AM


Nissan is recalling the Pathfinder crossover as well as Infiniti JX35 and QX60 models due to concerns over their braking systems.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 1:32 PM


Have you been anxiously waiting for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee? In spite of long delays the company is finally getting its act together and the new compact SUV should start to arrive at dealerships over the next 10 days.

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 |  May 31 2013, 9:31 AM


Look around you. Even if you’re in a place as mundane as an office you’re surrounded by things. There’s probably a telephone to your left, a stapler in the drawer and even a bottle of water next to the keyboard you spend thankless hours pounding away on each week. Chances are all of these items were designed, tested and manufactured in computer software long before they ever went into physical production. On the forefront of this digital revolution is a company called Dassault Systèmes, a global corporation that’s practically synonymous with product development.

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 |  Mar 28 2013, 8:58 AM


While speaking to the media at the 2013 New York Auto Show, Ford Motor Co.’s global marketing chief, Jim Farley, announced that the American automaker is launching a contest to find software and app developers to come up with a method for consumers to measure their fuel economy based on actual driving patterns through their mobile devices. 

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 |  Jun 19 2012, 6:32 PM

Back in March, Ford started rolling out its MyFord Touch update, hoping to address several of the issues customers were complaining about.

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 |  Apr 07 2011, 3:16 PM

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At first glance, the pairing of Toyota and Microsoft might make some a little uneasy. The prospect of unintended acceleration and “the blue screen of death” that appears on Windows computers might be the most terrifying technological catastrophe known to man.

Nevertheless, the two companies will be collaborating, but only as far as telematics. Ford and Microsoft already have their SYNC system to control things like in-car entertainment systems. The Toyota system will go beyond this facet, and is supposed to include some kind of “cloud-computing” platform, but with the partnership just forged, there are no real details pertaining to the program.

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