from the downside-of-source-secrecy dept.
bhoman writes "A wrist computer that tracks and calculates safe diving times and
limits for SCUBA divers had a dangerous software bug that may have been covered
up by company executives.
This SF Chronicle Article
details the problem, product, company, and some of the lawsuits.
According to the Chron article, company execs tried to cover up and
deny the problem for years, but their
makes it look like they did a voluntary recall."
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cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H.L. Mencken