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CES 2022: YouTube heads to Volvo cars with baked-in safety nets

Volvo with YouTube

Well, that’s a nice bonus for when you’re waiting in the car.


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Volvo owners will soon have the ability to watch YouTube videos in their cars, but not without guardrails in place. On Wednesday Volvo announced YouTube will be available to download via a car’s infotainment system and Google Play store. The company didn’t provide a specific timeline for when YouTube will be available to download but promised it’s the “beginning of enabling video streaming in cars.” This is all part of Google’s broader CES 2022 announcement that it plans to juice Android Automotive OS with functions such as YouTube integration and much more.

The feature comes with explicit guidelines for when drivers or passengers will be able to watch YouTube in the car. The answer is: at

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Automotive and IoT Software Firm Nets $8M

Dellfer, an automotive and IoT cybersecurity software company, announced an $8 million Series A investment from mobility supplier DENSO and specialist cybersecurity private equity firm Option3.

The funds will be used to accelerate the time to market for its cybersecurity solutions for the automotive industry, Dellfer said. The three companies noted that the automotive industry and other IoT environments increasingly require cybersecurity solutions to protect potential vulnerabilities.

“The requirement for cybersecurity solutions for auto manufacturers has never been stronger,” Tony Cannestra, DENSO’s director of corporate ventures and Dellfer board member, said in a Tuesday (Oct. 19) press release. “We tested a wide array of available software solutions and found Dellfer’s approach to be highly valuable and a good fit for our customers’ needs.”

Areas With Greatest Future Vulnerability

“This investment underscores Option3’s targeted approach cybersecurity investing, focusing on those areas with the greatest future vulnerability, like automobile cybersecurity,” said 

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