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Apple Announces CarPlay Infotainment Coming to Ferrari, Mercedes, Honda, et al Later This Year

Beginning later this year, six top auto manufacturers will begin integrating iOS functionality in their vehicles, which will let you pair your iPhone for hands-free voice control of your phone calls, text messages, music, navigation, and of course, Siri. Ferrari, Mercedes Benz, Honda, Hyundai, Volvo, and Jaguar will be the launch partners for the in-car [...]

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Here’s why the cost to legally send web URLs in text messages is $750,000

A company in Chicago, Helferich Patent Licensing, is reaping the benefits of the smartphone-connected world, hand over fist. As it turns out, the man behind the name, Richard Helferich, has a small, but powerful portfolio of patents dating back to mid-90s. One such patent covers the sending of web URLs in SMS messages. Helferich obtained [...]