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Spotlight: Porsche opts for Apple over Android for its 911 connected car platform

Porsche has selected Apple CarPlay over Google's Android Auto for its connected car platform on its new 911 car model, Motor Trend reported.

Disturbing glimpse into the connected car's future

As cars get more connected and convenient, IT security risks increase apace. Andy Greenberg with Wired magazine provided a disturbing glimpse into the future of cyberattacks against connected cars.

News Scan: Lenovo closes $2.9B Motorola Mobility buy; Connected cars need more spectrum; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Oct. 30, including finalization on the Lenovo and Google deal for Motorola, the wireless wish list given to the FCC, the growth in the tablet industry, the heating up car wars in mobile and how larger smartphone screens affect viewing habits.

News Scan: Snapchat secures $20M; Aetna shuts down CarePass mHealth app; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Aug. 27, including Snapchat's $20 million boost from an investment firm, Aetna's decision to get rid of the CarePass mHealth app, Intel's reveal of its 3G mini-modem or IoT devices, more mobile messaging service options for the enterprise and the role millennials need mobile to play in their in-car experience.

News Scan: Microsoft to lay off 14% of workforce; Connected car services to generate $17B in 2018; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Thursday, July 17, including Microsoft to lay off 14 percent of workforce over next year,   location-based push notifications will be the mobile marketing rage this holiday, connected car services to generate $17B in 2018, predicts Infonetics, MFFM software vendors supporting more mobile devices, operating systems and IT needs to assemble portfolio of digital workplace tools and services, advises Gartner.

Spotlight: Cisco, Continental race to the connected car market

IT behemoth Cisco and auto parts supplier Continental this week demostrated a proof-of-concept connected car at a Traverse City, Mich., auto research conference.

Hackers take Ford, Toyota cars for a ride

Researchers were able to hack into a car computer and gain control over the steering, acceleration and braking function at the Def Con hacker conference.

Frost: Ethernet could be catalyst for connected cars

The Ethernet could serve as the backbone to the electronic architecture connecting domains and sub networks that require higher bandwidth and also cater to consumers' need for high-speed connectivity in their vehicles, according to Frost & Sullivan.

Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, Vodafone top Informa's connected car rankings for carriers

Deutsche Telekom, Sprint and Vodafone top the rankings of carriers in the connected car market, according to the latest report from Informa Telecoms & Media.

Spotlight: Embedded SIM technology to spur mobile vehicle connectivity

The connected car market is expected to reach €40 billion ($53 billion) in 2018, up from €13 billion ($17 billion) in 2012, according to research by SBD on behalf of GSMA.