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The number glitch that can lead to catastrophe

A surprisingly simple bug afflicts computers controlling planes, spacecraft and more – they get confused by big numbers. As Chris Baraniuk discovers, the glitch has led to explosions, missing space probes and more.<p>Tuesday, 4 June 1996 will forever be remembered as a dark day for the European Space …

Amazon doesn't understand mobile, which is why it will lose in India, says former Google executive who now works at Flipkart, Amazon's biggest rival in India

After eight years at Google developing products like Google News and launching new phones while an exec at Motorola, Punit Soni is moving to India to …

Activist detained for screening India’s Daughter in Agra

The Uttar Pradesh police detained Ketan Dixit — the activist who had screened in an Agra village — for 12 hours on Monday and released him. Clueless …

The World’s Most Overrated Product Design

The people have spoken! Here are your picks–and ours–for the world’s most overhyped product designs.<p>Coffee makers, headphones, and various “smart” things. Are these really some of the best products in history? With your help, we’ve selected eight candidates for our forthcoming bracket on the …

EU wants 'right to be forgotten' applied globally

Privacy regulators in Europe want the region's "right to be forgotten" ruling to be applied worldwide.<p>The European Union in May decided people could request that their names be excluded from search results in Europe, if the results were deemed outdated or irrelevant. So far, more than 170,000 …

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18,000 tonnes of toxic waste still in UC plant (IANS Special: 30 years of Bhopal gas tragedy)

<b>Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS)</b> The tens of thousands who survived the leak of methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal on the night …