How car manufacturers are becoming software companies

  • March 15, 2017 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
Technology has moved a long road from being something that only tech enthusiasts would admire. It has become a mainstream phenomenon that drives consumer decision making. But as hardware advancements are becoming more and more commoditized, software is the growing force that influences which “smart” products consumer is going to buy. This is a domino
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Last week, we were at one of the tamest Mobile World Congress (MWC) events I’ve yet to experience. As far as smartphones and tablets go, it’s hard to say anything was truly mind-blowing or disruptive. There were some eye-dazzling phones out there, however. OPPO, for example, impressed with both their 5X dual camera technology, plus a stunning user interface that resembles Apple’s iOS. That
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As usual, this year’s CES was overflowing with gadgets from weird to wonderful. From my perspective, the most prominent trends were: cars, augmented and virtual reality, and robots. And, unlike previous years, smart TVs and drones were much less dominant at the event. You’ve probably seen many of the best CES wrap-ups from the tech
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Get amped up for CES 2017

  • January 3, 2017 /
  • by Tiffiny Rossi
CES 2017 is set for takeoff! We’ve got our own crew in Las Vegas gearing up for the popular consumer electronics fair. But why should a software company be at an event that’s all about the gadgets? For starters, our AllConnect casting app was named a CES 2017 Innovation Award Honoree. The app will be
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This year’s Web Summit was relocated from Dublin to Lisbon, with generous support from the local government, who seemed to have a mission to raise Portugal’s profile in the modern global economy. And it did make a great impression highlighting the buzzing local tech scene – not to mention the sunshine! As usual, the event
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Next-gen cars have more Linux power than ever before

  • November 8, 2016 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
In 2014, ZDNet’s Steven Vaughan-Nichols wrote that major automotive companies were looking to make Linux the operating system of choice. Last week, I headed to the TU-Automotive Europe conference in Munich, Germany, to get a deeper understanding of the automotive software landscape at present. What I learned there was that what Mr. Vaughan-Nichols wrote in 2014
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“The future is always beginning now.” From what we saw at this year’s Flash Memory Summit, this quote from American poet Mark Strand holds true. Now that we’ve had a chance to unpack our bags and settle back in, here’s a wrap-up of insights we’d like to share from Flash Memory Summit 2016. 3D NAND
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Tuxera’s software powers cars of the future

  • July 14, 2016 /
  • by Tiffiny Rossi
In a recent interview with TechCrunch, our founder and CTO, Szabolcs Szakacsits (known as “Szaka” to us Tuxerians), revealed that we’re now developing software that will be inside the black boxes of self-driving consumer cars by 2020. The file system software we provide handles data from 16 sensors simultaneously – data about tire pressure, camera
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