Ford And Microsoft Deliver Their 5 Millionth SYNC-Enabled Vehicle, Plan To Bring Cloud And Car Closer Together

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http://techcrunch.com – At GigaOm’s Roadmap event today, Microsoft and Ford just announced that they have delivered more than 5 million SYNC-enabled cars. SYNC, Ford’s in-car connectivity system, is powered by Microsoft’s embedded platform and launched about five years ago. While it had its ups and downs, Ford is quite committed to the platform and plans to open it up to more developers over time. Looking ahead, the two companies also plan to expand their collaboration by fusing cloud computing and the car’s sensor data. Connecting The Car To The Cloud “At Microsoft, we’re now focused on h (IT news)