Daimler and VW Warn Of Google's In-Car Technology Dominance [VIDEO]
Nov 10, 2014 11:00
Google is dominating just about every space. From smartphones to services, tons of people use the tools they have to offer. Now, Mercedes and Volkswagen are warning of a Google total domination in your cars.
"Google tries to accompany people throughout their day, to generate data and then use that data for economic gain," Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said last week. "It's at that point where a conflict with Google seems pre-programmed. That's where we need to negotiate."
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