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Ford Drops Microsoft, Will Build Next Infotainment Systems Using Blackberry. Wait, What?

Ford Drops Microsoft, Will Build Next Infotainment Systems Using Blackberry. Wait, What?

If you love your Ford but hate Ford Sync, listen up: according to Detroit News, Ford may soon ditch the Microsoft platform that underlies Sync and migrate to a new, more stable system. SYNC: THEN AND NOW When Microsoft first partnered with Ford to build infotainment systems for cars, Bill Gates was... read more

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Turn-by-turn navigation for the Bing iPhone app

One Bing To Guide Them: Microsoft Brings Turn-By-Turn To (Some) Handhelds

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that Google's turn-by-turn navigation service -- currently available on Android headsets only -- is heading to the iPhone. That spells bad... read more May 12, 2010 by 


 
Tesla Roadster as used by videogame designers

Videogame Designers Love The Tesla Roadster's Quiet Ride

Tesla and its Roadster are a product of DIY ingenuity -- a perfect example of what can happen when a bunch of people come together and say, "Hey, no one else is doing this... read more November 19, 2009 by 


 
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Windows 7 Has Desktop Themes From Infiniti, Porsche, Ferrari

Microsoft has lost face in recent years -- both in court and in the marketplace -- but with the release of Windows 7, the folks from Redmond are working hard to restore the... read more October 30, 2009 by 


 
Microsoft Videomap

Video: Microsoft-Google Fight Spills Over Into Street-Level Maps

If you're a fan of cars and have access to the Internet, you've no doubt heard of Google Street View, which lets you see the street-level image of many urban and suburban... read more October 22, 2009 by  1


 
Forza Motorsport 3

Daily Lust: Forza Motorsport 3 For Xbox 360

Videogamers: are you sitting down? (Of course you are.) We just wanted to let you know that Forza Motorsport 3 is en route. And. It. Looks. AWESOME. With 400 vehicles from 50... read more June 11, 2009 by 


 
Ford Sync - in Navigator

Microsoft SYNC-ing Up with Auto Industry

Microsoft hopes to SYNC up with the auto industry. The software giant's high-tech infotainment system has been one of the few big success stories for Ford Motor Co. this past... read more July 29, 2008 by  1


 
Ford Sync - in Navigator

Navigation Tech Sales to Hit $62 Billion

When the South Korean carmaker Hyundai recently announced plans to introduce a Microsoft-based navigation and communications system into its cars, it underscored the dramatic... read more May 14, 2008 by  4


 
Hyundai and Microsoft

Hyundai Inks In-Car Infotainment Deal with Microsoft

The Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. has inked an expansive deal with Microsoft that will bring a new generation of in-car electronic “infotainment” technology to the... read more May 8, 2008 by 


 
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