Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), which is a mix of major smartphone and automotive brands has announced the Digital Key Release 1.0 standard that will let you download a virtual key that can unlock your vehicle, start the engine and even share access with other drivers. Good thing is that this technology keeps its primary focus on security more than anything else. Continue reading “Apple, Audi, BMW, LG, Samsung and others collaborate on Digital Key standard to eliminate physical keys for cars”
Nokia has officially sold HERE Maps to three German carmakers – Audi, BMW and Mercedes for Euro 2.8 billion ($3.1 billion). The announcement comes days after the deal was reported last month.
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So ‘Here’ it is. Now the three biggest German auto makers along with China’s Baidu are looking to purchase Nokia’s Here mapping unit, just like the tech giants – Google, Apple, and Facebook. Continue reading “Three-big German auto makers wants to buy Nokia’s Here mapping unit: WSJ”