Last week, Apple unveiled updates to its CarPlay software — available on
Amazon and Buick are streaming
Google, too, is working on software — the Android Automotive operating system (AAOS) — which research firm Gartner predicts will power
What’s the deal with these tech companies jumping in?
Consider this: The first time you’re driven by an autonomous car — something that could become normal in
And, after the novelty wears off, you’ll check your phone and, who knows, eat a sandwich? Have sex in your automated car?
Mostly, of course, we’ll likely engage in the dynamic duo of human activity: work and TV! Unlocking this time will lead to enormous economic potential for tech companies and will most directly impact:
Productivity: Remote work is saving people nearly
six hoursper week in time spent not commuting. Thing is, people spend ~½ of that saved time doing more work.
Entertainment: People spend
24.5 hoursa month on TikTok. Disney is spending $32Bmaking content in 2022. Is there a better opportunity for watching even more content than in the car?
Are cars the next battleground for data?
Where Big Tech sees huge potential in being deeply embedded in the automotive experience, others see alarms going off.
In January, activists sent a
In April, Rep. Jamie Raskin spearheaded a
Big Tech’s already conquered the home and office. It’s clear the car is likely next.
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