Tag Archives: Turns

Goodwood turns up the heat on traditional auto shows

Visitors to the Goodwood Festival of Speed will get to see and hear the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera in action this week. On the face of it, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a small specialist show held in a rural corner of southern England. In reality, this motorsport-themed event is attracting global manufacturers by offering far more than ... Read More »

Tyke Turns Monster: Audi TT RS Review

The latest from Ingolstadt is the souped-up TT. Audi’s RS badge brings with it some pretty cool credentials and claims. The completely reworked 2.5 litre 5-cylinder engine under the hood is the star of the show. But we will get to that. The RS comes in both coupe and roadster, and the cars are nearly identical. I spent considerable time ... Read More »

Samsung’s New App Turns Your Hums Into Music

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a place where you see some of the geekiest and weirdest things. Sony, for instance, unveiled headphones that don’t need to be plugged into your ears. Now it is Samsung that has taken to the stage to unveil its wacky products and services. The South Korean technology showed off an Android app called Hum On ... Read More »

Russian Court Turns Down Google Appeal in Anti-Monopoly Case

The Moscow Arbitration court on Monday rejected an appeal from Google and upheld a ruling that the US firm broke anti-monopoly laws by abusing its dominant position with its Android mobile platform, Russia’s competition watchdog said. FAS, the watchdog, ruled last September that Google had broken the law by requiring pre-installation of certain applications on mobile devices running on Android, ... Read More »

Kenya Taxi Rivalry Turns Violent Over Uber

When driver service Uber launched in Kenya’s tech-savvy capital, it was eagerly welcomed by many in Nairobi. But the taxi app has faced a violent backlash from traditional cab drivers angry at the new competition, with Uber drivers and cars attacked. “A car came in front of me, blocked my access from the exit. A few guys came out and ... Read More »