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News Scan: Ford ditches Microsoft for BlackBerry; Google releases new Watch Face API; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 12, including Ford's move to BlackBerry, a new Watch Face API from Android, the eventual rise of 5G, the future of C-RAN technology and mHealth wearables getting a boost.

News Scan: Ford gets musical with mobile; 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could be delayed; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 14, including the new mobile ad campaign from Ford, what popular Google app just got an iOS version, the hang-up that could prevent the 5.5-inch iPhone from coming out in 2014, the wireless provider with the best performance in U.S. cities and the disconnect on Cat6 manufacturers and mobile operators.

Ford forges partnership with Spotify, expands AppLink

BARCELONA, Spain--Ford revealed a new partnership with Spotify as part of its strategy to further expand its Sync AppLink program to include new developer partners. 

Glympse, Ford team on in-car location sharing

Ford Motor Company is adding Glympse's voice-enabled location sharing application to its SYNC AppLink in-car software platform, offering motorists a hands-free option for updating their travel schedule.

Cadillac app store? CUE uses mobile phones for connected driving system

SAN DIEGO--GM's Cadillac announced a new in-vehicle connected driving system that will leverage a driver's mobile phone to provide a range of services, including hands-free calling and streaming

Ford rolls out Sync voice-activated services to more vehicles

Ford Motor Company will cut the price of its Sync voice-activated mobile device connectivity system by $100 to $295, also launching the solution as an option across more Ford vehicles. Sync boats

Ford expands connected services division, puts AppLink into more vehicles

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Motor Co. will expand the number of vehicles that support its Sync AppLink offering and concurrently will enlarge the business unit--the Ford Connected Services Solutions

BMW showcases hands-free texting

Here's a technology that may hold some promise for your road warriors: An in-vehicle voice-to-text system that lets drivers dictate email while keeping their hands on the wheel. BMW is showing a

Ford shows off MyFord Mobile app

LAS VEGAS--Automaker Ford Motor Co. announced a new mobile effort that will link the company's electric cars to a downloadable smartphone application, allowing users to check their vehicle's

Ford extends AppLink services to iPhone users

Ford Motor Company added support for Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone to its AppLink software platform, which enables drivers to access smartphone applications via voice commands and vehicle controls.