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Ford to put Android in millions of its cars in 2023

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Ford has announced that it will be partnering Google to power millions of future Ford and Lincoln vehicles with Android and Google services. The unique six-year partnership, to kick off in 2023, is poised to accelerate Ford’s transformation and reinvent the connected vehicle experience. The car maker will also use Google Cloud as its preferred cloud provider, leveraging on Google’s expertise in data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML).

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Ford develops anti-theft lock nuts imprinted with your biometric signature

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I’m sure some of you out there have experienced this: missing wheels, tyres, wheel nuts and accessories from your cars sometime in your life. It’s annoying, it’s inconvenient, and can be costly. Ford though, is making use of trick technology to solve this problem—by developing a 3D-printed wheel nut that’s made using a unique biometric signature based on your voice.

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