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Apple, Samsung, and LG back plans to replace car keys with smartphones

Apple, Samsung, and LG back plans to replace car keys with smartphones

10 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Thanks to contactless payments and mobile wallets, smartphones are already making a bid to replace physical credit cards - and, one day, your driver's license. Next up on the...
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Samsung, Apple and others working on a standardized smartphone as a car key solution

11 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   4 articles

Car Connectivity Consortium is an organization focused on enabling seamless mobile device-to-vehicle connectivity. CCC members include Samsung, Apple, Audi, BMW, General...
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A standard for using phones with NFC as car keys has been developed

A standard for using phones with NFC as car keys has been developed

12 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   4 articles

The Car Connectivity Consortium has published a new standard for using smartphones as car keys. Companies like GM, Audi, BMW and Apple are all part of the Car Connectivity...
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Digital Key Release 1.0 Starts & Shares Cars Via Smartphones

13 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   4 articles

The Car Connectivity Consortium has announced the publication of specifications for Digital Key Release 1.0 which outlines standards for keys stored on smartphones for...
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Apple, Samsung Support Digital Key for Unlocking Cars with Phones

15 hours ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   4 articles

The Car Connectivity Consortium this week announced release 1.0 of its Digital Key specification, which will let people use their phone to unlock their car. The spec supports...
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Car and phone makers get together to define an NFC standard for unlocking cars

Car and phone makers get together to define an NFC standard for unlocking cars

16 hours ago   |   GSMArena   |   4 articles

The Car Connectivity Consortium , the organization behind MirrorLink, has published the first specification of Digital Key. This would allow you to unlock supported cars with...
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2019 Audi A1 adds more style, tech in its second generation - Roadshow

16 hours ago   |   CNET

The new A1 goes on sale in Europe this fall but won't come to the US market.
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Audi and Airbus' flying car gets thumbs up for test - Roadshow

18 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

The German government signed a letter of intent with executives from both companies.
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Drivers could replace car keys with iPhones after standards for 'virtual keys' agreed

Drivers could replace car keys with iPhones after standards for 'virtual keys' agreed

19 hours ago   |   Telegraph   |   4 articles


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Apple, Samsung, Audi, BMW, and others are working on a digital key for your car

Apple, Samsung, Audi, BMW, and others are working on a digital key for your car

22 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

A bunch of modern cars already let you unlock your vehicle using your phone, but there isn't a standard to ensure that the feature will work across devices for years to come...
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U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

In other words, you might have to start paying tax on B&H orders. On Thursday, June 21, the Supreme Court voted in favor (5-4) of allowing states to require online buyers pay... Read more ...

Sticker reactions are coming to WhatsApp for Android soon

Sticker reactions are coming to WhatsApp for Android soon

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Microsoft issues fresh round of Windows 10 cumulative updates

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Steam's summer sale opens with a mini-game gimmick

Steam's summer sale opens with a mini-game gimmick

It's time to lash your wallet to the mast again, because these are choppy waters for anyone with a poor grip on their money. Steam's summer sale has started, bringing its usual... Read more ...

Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

The Mi Pad 4 was yesterday confirmed to get a Snapdragon 660 chipset and an 8-inch screen by Xiaomi. Today, some long-hidden images of the tablet have now been posted in the... Read more ...

Microsoft Launcher beta gets new family features, Cortana improvements

Microsoft Launcher beta gets new family features, Cortana improvements

Microsoft Launcher recently picked up another update in the beta channel, but if you're not into testing apps, we're going get you through all the changes that you'll get as... Read more ...

Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey' 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Announced

Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey' 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Announced

Warner Home Video has finally dated Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release for October 30th in conjunction with the film's 50th anniversary after... Read more ...

Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

In its attempt to streamline the way people interact with its Assistant, Google announced it has released a new update that makes chatting with the personal digital assistant... Read more ...

Microsoft, Nintendo partner for cross-play in ‘Minecraft'

Microsoft, Nintendo partner for cross-play in ‘Minecraft'

Microsoft and Nintendo released a trailer promoting cross-play on Minecraft today. The trailer features two people playing Minecraft together - one on the Nintendo Switch, the... Read more ...

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Xiaomi has confirmed another key detail for the upcoming Mi Pad 4. In a post on its official Weibo account, the Chinese company revealed the tablet features AI face unlock... Read more ...