Ford cars will become a lot smarter, as the company is adopting Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto for in-car infotainment system. So, whether you are Apple user or Android user or some other platform, Ford has all the options for you.
At the 2016 International CES in Las Vegas, Ford is announcing about the move that it is going to add compatibility with both Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto. Last year, Ford came up with its third iteration, Sync 3, which controls things like media playback, car settings and navigation.
A settlement of 318 million euros ($348 million) has been reached between the tax office of Italy and Apple after the latter failed to make its tax payments of six years. A deal is also likely to be signed by the iPhone and iPad manufacturer to outline protocols for making its tax payments from 2015 onwards.
If new leaks about Apple’s work are to be believed then we could witness the company’s most different iPhone to date in 2016. It is being said that three amazing changes are already in the to-do list for the iPhone 7. The three features are set to take competition to another level.
It is believed that Apple is working on a secret automotive project known as ‘Project Titan’ at a hidden lab named ‘SG5’ near in Sunnyvale, Calif. The electric vehicle is planned to be launched in few years. The project is expected to be having involvement of 1,800 personnel in development phase.
Apple is working on the project under the cover of a shell company named ‘SixtyEight Research’. Though it is said that the company has target shipping date of 2019, as per the rumors, the first-generation model would not be a self-driving vehicle.
Apple recently announced that it has won a clear victory in a lawsuit that claimed that Apple’s iMessage app caught messages when sent from iDevices to Android devices and blocked those messages from being sent further.
The final ruling on the case was given by a federal judge with a single-sentence order (PDF). Apple previously asked the judge to dismiss the suit after Apple found that two out of the three plaintiffs in the case had gotten rid of their old iPhones after they filed the suit against Apple.
Ericsson has ended its year-long feud with Apple by signing a patent license deal. The announcement has brought a rise in the shares of Swedish mobile telecom gear maker by 7% on Monday. For now, Ericsson has not publicized the amount it would earn from the deal.
But as per the company’s estimations, the overall revenue from intellectual property rights in 2015 would be 13 to 14 billion crowns. Ericsson Chief Intellectual Property Officer Kasim Alfalahi said that the deal covers the latest 4G-LTE generation of mobile technology, 2G and 3G technologies.
In a wide range 60-minutes interview between Charlie Rose and Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tim addresses his company's hot-button issues including encryption technology and manufacturing products in China. Cook got agitated when Rose told him that many Congress members believe that Apple is engaged in a scheme to pay little or no taxes on $74 billion in overseas revenue. In his answer to Rose, Cook said that the notion that his company is avoiding taxes on overseas profits is just ‘political crap’ coming from politicians who refuse to change an antiquated tax code.
Jeff Williams is the new chief operation officer of Apple since 2011, announced CEO Tim Cook. Williams in the company was managing Apple’s supply chain, service, and support. He has also been managing Apple’s COO post for some time, but Cook has not officially named anyone since he vacated the seat to handle the position of CEO in 2011.
Apple and Samsung have entered into separate deals with Chinese bankcard network UnionPay to launch their payment systems in China. From next year, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay will have neck-to-neck competition in the world’s biggest smartphone market.
With a hope to boost its sale on holiday season, Apple has surprised a number of iPhone owners by displaying unsolicited pop-up ads within the App Store application that promote the iPhone 6s. If you are an iPhone user and having model older than the iPhone 6 then you must have seen pop-up ads on the App Store application. The ads are full-screen interstitials that reads ‘iPhone 6s Ridiculously Powerful’.
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