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Google To Take On Apple's CarPlay 126

cartechboy (2660665) writes with news that Google is working on software to complete with Apple's CarPlay car dashboard software: Google is set to unveil its own automotive operating system known internally as Google Auto Link. The search giant plans to unveil its system at a software developer conference this month. Interestingly, Auto Link is the first production developed in conjunction with the Open Automotive Alliance, a group of companies including Audi, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, NVIDIA, and Google itself. Like CarPlay, Auto Link won't be an "embedded" system, rather, a "projected" one--an operating system that uses a driver's own smartphone operating system. We'll obviously learn details soon enough, but for now, we are left to wonder whether it'll be Apple or Google that ends up owning the automotive market.
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Google To Take On Apple's CarPlay

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 18, 2014 @11:54AM (#47263407)

    Maybe Google and apple know this about you, and also realize that you aren't their target market for this particular development...
    That's right millennial, it isn't always about you... Some times it is about Gen X, Y, or the Boomers...

    Better still, Gen X and the boomers have disposable income, and have demonstrated their ability to dispose of it for the most frivolous of items...

    So you know that there is a reason behind what I'm saying when I say SHUT UP DIRTY HIPPIE! the grown ups are talking about how to blow your inheritance.

I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs. -- H.L. Mencken