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Chinese tech giant Baidu taps Microsoft to expand development of self-driving cars

China's biggest search engine—Baidu—and Microsoft are expanding their self-driving-vehicle partnership to cover data storage, security, and artificial intelligence services for the companies' open-source autonomous vehicle platform, Apollo. Microsoft's Azure cloud-storage service will... read more

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Control Your Xbox 360 With A Ferrari 458 Steering Wheel

While we all want a Ferrari 458 Italia, not all of us are fortunate enough to have the means. Luckily, Thrustmaster has come to save the day with a new Ferrari 458 steering... read more August 23, 2011 by

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Jeremy Clarkson To Voice Forza 4 Game, Can Be Turned Off

Many consider the Forza series of XBox racing games to be the best console racers... in the world. One thing is for sure though, it's the only racing game that's voiced by... read more July 28, 2011 by

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Microsoft Goes Wireless For Next XBox 360 Steering Wheel

Anyone into racing video games should own a steering wheel controller. The extra dimension it adds to any racer over a traditional joypad hugely improves the gaming... read more June 7, 2011 by

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Forza Motorsport 4 Trailer Released At E3 2011: Video

As we reported earlier, Forza Motorsport 4 has had a major presence at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. In fact, just a few days ago we... read more June 6, 2011 by

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Forza Motorsport 4 Bringing New Features With Microsoft Kinect Technology: Video

The latest installment of the brilliant Forza Motorsport series for Xbox 360 is about to bring a whole new sense of realism to the world of racing sims thanks to... read more June 3, 2011 by

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Volkswagen And Microsoft Working On New In-Car Movie Technology

While in the past we’ve seen Microsoft work closely with Fiat in the auto industry to develop the Blue&Me electronic interface, the software giant is now partnering... read more May 5, 2011 by

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Extra Media Storage Turns VWs Into Rolling Movie Theatres

Kids these days don't know how good they have it. The most entertainment many of us could muster on a long journey was playing I-spy, or maybe kicking our siblings and... read more May 4, 2011 by

Li Chao, Executive Deputy General Manager of Shanghai OnStar Telematics

OnStar Is China's First Automotive App

General Motors has made huge inroads in China, and now, those inroads have grown a bit wider: yesterday at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show, GM launched its smartphone app for... read more April 20, 2011 by

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Bing Brings Streetside To Britain: Is Google Losing Ground?

We've talked a lot about the chilly reception Google Street View has gotten overseas. And yesterday, tech reporters were all a-flutter with reports that Google is losing... read more April 13, 2011 by

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Toyota, Microsoft Announce Next-Gen Azure Telematics Project

A new strategic partnership between Toyota and Microsoft will see the next generation of telematics systems built on the Microsoft Azure platform, allowing the incorporation... read more April 6, 2011 by

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Infiniti, Porsche & Ferrari Offer Desktop Theme Gallery For Microsoft Windows 7

With studies showing that up to half of all computer owners give their personal computers a custom treatment, Infiniti, Porsche and Ferrari have teamed with Microsoft to... read more October 29, 2009 by


Ford launches new SYNC TDI with enhanced navigation features

Ford is enhancing the capabilities of its vehicles by introducing exclusive new SYNC features that add traffic, directions and information (TDI) in a simple download found on... read more May 30, 2009 by

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Video: Volkswagen shows off GLORIA advanced infotainment system

Cars playing music and movies with touch-based interfaces isn't news - but doing it the way Volkswagen is with its new Global Open Infotainment Architecture System (GLORIA)... read more May 19, 2009 by

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2010 Camaro the first of 28 GM models to get Zune connectivity

The age of MP3 players is fully upon the automotive industry, and consumers now expect - even demand - such connectivity in even the most basic of vehicles. But getting more... read more May 12, 2009 by

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Microsoft offers greater control with new Auto 4.0 vehicle software platform

Microsoft’s ever encroaching assault on the world of automotive software has taken a step further today with the announcement of the company’s new Auto 4.0... read more March 2, 2009 by


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