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The Next App Store Is in Your Car

January 10, 2013
Cars are increasingly becoming just another connected device. The shift is thanks to in-car platforms like Ford Sync and General Motors-owned OnStar that allow drivers to make calls, listen to iHeartRadio or check Facebook through their vehicle. Connected cars have been in market for several years, but-like the iPhone-it may be apps that accelerate adoption.

Earlier this week at CES, Ford announced that it would open up Ford Sync to app developers, which should quickly grow that platform's app base beyond its current 63 apps that were built internally or in partnership
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