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News Scan: Google warning could hit mobile search; Wi-Fi standard raises access point prices; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for June 9, including the decrease in click-throughs expected from Google's new mobile warning label, how the change is Wi-Fi standards has affected pricing, the future of sapphire in the touch panels, the expected revenue increase for auto infotainment and how mobile search will facilitate 73 billion calls in 2018.

Drivers refusing to deploy tracking units could face higher insurance premiums

Drivers who refuse to include telematics tracking devices in their vehicles could face higher insurance rates or could be forced off the road entirely, predicts insurance execs.

More automakers offering LTE-based Wi-Fi hotspots in vehicles

Automakers are increasingly offering LTE-based Wi-Fi hotspots in their automobiles for infotainment systems, observes ABI Research.

PC, electronics industry firms join traditional players in infotainment market, says IHS

New and established players are building innovative hardware and software architectures designed to enable smartphones and tablets to interface with in-vehicle infotainment systems, observed research firm IHS in a recently released report.

Is Apple making an iCar?

Is Apple making an "iCar"? Well, not exactly. Apple appears to be pushing ahead with plans to include iOS functionality into other cars though, according to a report by AppleInsider.

AT&T teams with BMW for in-car services

AT&T (NYSE:T) will partner with premium automaker BMW to wirelessly deliver in-vehicle safety and infotainment to future models. The new solutions will build on the existing BMW Assist connected