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  • In Pictures: Houston, we have a bug - 9 famous software glitches in space

    In Pictures: Houston, we have a bug - 9 famous software glitches in space

    There’s never a good time to run into software bugs, but some times are worse than others - like during a mission to space. Spacecraft of all shapes and sizes rely heavily on software to complete their objectives. But those missions can be quickly ended by the simplest of human errors when writing code. The omission of an overbar here or overflow error checking code there can mean the difference between success or failure, not to mention the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars, years of work and, on manned missions, human life. Use the arrows above to read about 9 examples that show that, despite the care with which these systems are built, bugs have occurred in spacecraft software since we started to fling rockets into space - and will, no doubt, continue to crop up.

    In Pictures: Houston, we have a bug - 9 famous software glitches in space
  • In Pictures: User guide to Windows 10

    In Pictures: User guide to Windows 10

    If you’re going for an immediate upgrade to Windows 10 from your Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 computer, this guide will get you up to speed as quickly as possible.

    In Pictures: User guide to Windows 10
  • IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Day Two breakout sessions  (+17 photos)

    IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Day Two breakout sessions (+17 photos)

    Day two of business at EDGE 2015 saw three breakout sessions. with vendors Acronis, NEXTDC and IBM taking the stage. Acronis held a roundtable around the theme of Lead from the front: It’s time to have the Who? What? Why? enterprise mobility conversation. NEXTDC held a Steve Martin-led presentation, The leadership role of the channel in moving customers to the Cloud – and understanding realities, while IBM's panel discussion considered Analytics – The channel’s new sweet spot. Photos by Hafizah Osman.

    IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Day Two breakout sessions (+17 photos)

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