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Roll of the big data dice: will car makers risk litigation or go for preventative certainty?

Automotive manufacturers currently have to assume costly manufacturing errors in their balance sheet: namely a rainy day piggy bank for the inevitable recalls and litigation costs. Predictive diagnostics can quickly change that scenario by finding problems in vehicles before they start killing people and ringing up the jury awards. The question is, will big data inform automakers that taking the litigation risk may actually be cheaper than fixing the problems? And if so, which path will automakers choose to take?

Android fragmentation challenges enterprises, app developers and manufacturers

The fragmentation of the Android ecosystem not only challenges enterprises confronting BYOD and app developers creating apps that work across all Android devices, but also handset manufacturers trying to retain customers.

Nearly 80 percent of manufacturers plan to develop mobile apps this year, says IDC

Close to 80 percent of manufacturers plan to develop mobile apps in 2013, but current adoption rates for corporate app stores are less than 20 percent among manufacturers, according to research firm IDC.