CNET editor at large Brian Cooley goes behind the scenes with Peter Oel, director of Volkswagen Electronics Research Lab, to show you how Silicon Valley is changing the way we drive, from the latest in infotainment systems to new 3D technologies being used for design.
The automaker wants to be the biggest in the world by 2018, and that will require great tech from an unlikely outpost in Silicon Valley. As part of CNET Conversations, Brian Cooley visits its Electronics Research Lab.
By arguing that programming interfaces called APIs can be copyrighted, Oracle could trigger new legal burdens for technology companies -- such as those building cloud-computing platforms.
Sony's new line of DSX mechless receivers includes a car stereo unit with a feature that Pandora fans toting Android and BlackBerry devices will love.
Oracle isn't making much of a dent in Red Hat's Linux business, perhaps because its support and cost advantages may be overstated, according to Gartner.
Oracle has made a mess of its Linux strategy, and may need to do something to counterbalance Red Hat's threat to account control. Ubuntu could be the answer.
TheSentience Research Vehicle is a hybrid test car that uses existing on-board systems, mobile communications, and advanced mapping technologies to determine the most fuel efficient way to get to a destination.
Sony demonstrated a new electroluminescent display that is paper thin at the Display2008 conference in Japan.
Sumitomo will distribute key materials for next-generation displays to Japanese makers, which should encourage development of the photography giant's technology.
The consumer electronics giant announces a prototype organic electroluminescence display, which is seen as the successor to the LCD.