Toyota partners with Microsoft on new data science company, Toyota Connected

Image: Antuan Goodwin/CNET On Monday, Toyota launched Toyota Connected, Inc., a new company that will serve to expand the automaker’s abilities in data center management, data science, and data management. Toyota Connected is a collaboration between Toyota and Microsoft, as the company will use Microsoft Azure to build and deliver its data-based tools and services. According to a press release announcing the company, the services provided by Toyota Connected will be “predictive, contextual, and intuitive.” SEE: Research: Big data and IOT – Benefits, drawbacks, usage trends (Tech Pro Research) Zack Hicks, CEO of Toyota Connected and CIO at Toyota Motor North America, said that could mean anything: “From telematics services that learn from your habits and preferences, to use-based insurance pricing models that respond to actual driving patterns, to connected…


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