Good news away from the smartphone bear pit
LG has signed a deal with Toyota to supply telematics components for Toyota's upcoming connected vehicles. The deal is good news for LG which needs to step back a bit from smartphones.
Ready for proto-typing
Qualcomm has released its Connected Car Reference Platform so that the car industry to build prototypes for the next-generation connected car.
Does not have to pay the drivers
Controversial taxi outfit Uber is working on self-driving vehicle technologies for more than a year and it's finally shown off an autonomous car.
Might have chosen the wrong ones
Apple has been trying to draft ancient gods into its cult to develop its self-driving car. Like the car it might backfire badly.
Jim Keller finds a new role
The bloke who helped create the chip which will either finish AMD or give it a renaissance has a new role working for Tesla. Ironically it really will involve him working on Nvidia gear.
Snapdragon 820 Automotive family puts mobile under your bonnet
Qualcomm has told the assorted throngs at CES about a new Snapdragon 820 Automotive family of products. It will come in two flavours – a standard 820A and an 820Am that adds an LTE modem.
Forunately no one is giving them to the drivers
HTC has been planning big things for its Vive virtual reality gear and word on the street is that it has plans to flog it to car makers.
Who lets the truth get in the way of an Apple Advert?
The Tame Apple press ran a story claiming that its favourite toymaker had been chosen by Porsche to run its systems because Android Auto was phoning home too much data.
Car on agenda as iPhone dies
It is starting to look like the fruity cargo cult Apple is banking on the car industry to be the next big thing after the world loses interest in iphones and ipads.