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Forbes’ Julian Mitchell moderates the CES panel “Future of Connected Cars with 5G” Jan. 9. From left to right: Nissan’s John Schnoes; TomTom’s Corinne Vigreux; BlackBerry Certicom’ Jim Alfred; Flex’s Joan Vrtis; Mitchell. LAS VEGAS — Tech watchers would be wise to await 2025, the year 5G cellular connection is likely to proliferate in the United States , with a dose of reality, auto and self-driving technology executives said in a panel at CES Jan. 9. Auto and telecommunications equipment companies, in their drive to develop interconnected, self-driving vehicles by soaring into the 5G technology stratosphere, have yet to refine their vehicles’ features, such as safety, data privacy and accessibility, the panelists said. Full story

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