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Oracle chief quits after 37 years

Larry Ellison,  Oracle founder

Larry Ellison, co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp for 37 years, stepped aside as chief executive officer on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, raising questions about a jo

Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies

Earthquake wreaks havoc in California’s Napa Valley

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude rocked the San Francisco Bay area early on Sunday, seriously injuring two people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages in th

Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car

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The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn’t lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable.

Vintage Ferrari sold for $38m

A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, which was once involved in a fatal accident, has set the world record for a car sold at auction, going for $38.1 million at a sale in California, auction house B

Here’s a pen that can reproduce over 16 million unique colors

Scribble Pen's Kickstarter Campaign

Scribble announces a Kickstarter Campaign being launched to crowfund the unique pen

Gunman kills 6 in California

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A lone gunman sprayed bullets from a car in a drive-by shooting in a southern California college town, killing at least six people before his car crashed and he was found dead inside, the authorities

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.