Toyota’s $1 billion investment in Silicon Valley shows it wants to become a software maker

JapanBusiness Insider — Toyota wants to be more than just the world’s largest automaker — and its $1 billion investment in Silicon Valley shows its ambition to turn itself into one of the world’s largest software developers. On Friday, Toyota announced that it would be investing $1 billion over the next five years to build Toyota Research Institute, a new company based in Silicon Valley, near Stanford University, focused on artifical intelligence and robotics.

Thinspace Technology (OTCBB: THNS) Signs Propalms TSE Software Distribution Agreement with Networking Division of Toyota Group

PORT ORANGE, Fla., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Thinspace Technology Inc. (OTCBB: THNS; “Thinspace or the “Company”), formerly known as Vanity Events Holdings and Propalms Ltd., a global provider of reliable, scalable and affordable application delivery, virtualization, and cloud client technology to public and private sector companies and organizations of all sizes, today is excited to announce that it has signed a distribution agreement with TT Network Integration (Thailand) Co. Ltd., the networking division of the Toyota Group.