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IFTTT – Connect Zubie to your World

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Since we launched our service, we have been consistently amazed at the ingenuity of our customers in how they put Zubie to use. From staying connected with aging drivers, encouraging your teenager to drive safely, or maintaining a history of your business vehicle activity, there are more meaningful ways to benefit from connected car capabilities…

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It’s National Tire Safety Week

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June 2-8 marks National Tire Safety Week, reminding motorists to keep up with regular tire maintenance to increase safety and extend the life of your tires- as well as save money! According to the NHTSA, “tire maintenance alone can extend the average life of a tire by 4,700 miles.” There are many common driving habits…

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2014 SXSW Connected Home Developers Garage

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See you in the garage! The Connected Home Developers Garage, that is. We’re thrilled to be a part of this opportunity at SXSW 2014 on Sunday, March 9. This inaugural event will feature such connected app and device companies such as Life360, PebbleWatch, Keen Home (and Zubie!) focused on growing the connected lifestyle community. Following…

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Connected Car, Connected Home – A New Zubie Partnership

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If you were fortunate to have made it to Las Vegas earlier this year for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), two particular technology trends were practically impossible to miss. The row of BMW fleet cars parked outside,  emblazoned with the “Connected Car” logo, and the full-frontal assault launched by Audi, Nissan and Ford in their…

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CES 2014 Semi-Finalist – We Need your Vote!

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We’re thrilled to have been selected as a semifinalist in the Mobile Apps Showdown for CES 2014.   In a year that has seen many new innovations in hardware, services and Internet of Things,  we’re proud to represent as the standard-bearer of the connected-car segment. But here’s the deal.  We need your support to make it…

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Who’s Driving the Connected Car Industry? Companies like Zubie

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For generations, it was the automotive industry that drove how new technologies were integrated into automobiles. Now, as cars become connected to service facilities and to each other, it’s the consumer electronics industry that’s driving that integration, and major automotive OEMs are along for the ride.

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OEMs are Wrestling with Connectivity Standardization

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In a CNET article last week, Paul Mascaranas, Ford Motor Company’s Chief Technical Officer, talked extensively about Ford’s goal to standardize the way app developers work with auto manufacturers, bringing the entrepreneurial tech startups into the fold with some of the world’s largest auto manufacturers. Mascarenas’s comments hit home at Zubie, where we’ve developed an…

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Connected Cars Will Drive $39 billion by 2018

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It wasn’t ten years ago that the ultimate in cell phone technology was a Nokia flip phone. Now that piece of hardware is a running gag like Maxwell Smart’s shoe phone. We’re at a similar crossroads with connected car technology. We’re on the verge of the entire business cresting like a tidal wave.

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The Future of the Connected Car

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Connected Car Expo 2013: The future starts now It’s an exciting week for those of us who are at the forefront of automotive connectivity. The LA Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo starts today. Not ten years ago, the Consumer Electronics Show held every January in Las Vegas, and the LA Auto Show barely recognized each…

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