Sunday, 23 February 2014

Ford may drop Microsoft in favor of BlackBerry for in-car sync system

Ford may drop Microsoft in favor of BlackBerry for in-car sync system
Feb 23rd 2014, 16:41, by Russell Brandom


BlackBerry is about to get a major new contract, according to a report in Bloomberg. According to sources familiar with the matter, the car company is dissatisfied with Microsoft's voice-activated sync system, and plans to drop it in favor of the cheaper QNX system made by BlackBerry. It would be a major contract for the struggling company, with 7 million cars on the road currently using the system.
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