Mercedes tech for updated SsangYong Turismo

Even though its shareholding in SsangYong was sold long ago, Daimler retains links to the Mahindra-owned maker of mainly SUVs. Not only does the just-updated Turismo gain a new Mercedes-Benz transmission but Daimler’s W124 platform, albeit much modified, remains the basis of this big MPV. The first thing anyone comments …

How To Use the Internet To Learn Something New

With the advent of the internet, information about just about anything is just at our fingertips. Although you may be used to googling questions for a simple answer about an actor in a movie, the internet offers much more when it comes to learning. Not only can you get an …

Foxconn Ready to Seal Deal With Sharp

Taiwan’s tech giant Hon Hai applied Tuesday for a halt in share trading, suggesting it is ready to finalise its multi-billion-dollar takeover of Japan’s electronics maker Sharp. The Taiwan Stock Exchange said trading in shares of Hon Hai Precision and its affiliate Foxconn Technology would be suspended due to a …

Soccer Legend Pele Sues Samsung Over Image in Newspaper Ad

Brazilian soccer legend Pelé has sued Samsung Electronics Co for at least $30 million (roughly Rs. 199 crores), alleging the Korean company improperly used a look-alike in an advertisement that ran in the New York Times without permission. According to the complaint filed this month in federal court in Chicago, …