8 pixels = millions of dollars

Microsoft has been in tight spots before. Sometimes from upstart competitors like Linux, trying to reduce its market share, with CERTI advising people to "start using another browser" to the very latest
geographical slip-up thats caused microsoft millions !


Speaking at the international Geographical Union conference in glasgow, Tom Edwards (Geographical Strategy Unit, Microsoft), revealed how microsoft ended up offending the worlds biggest democracies - India with a slip up. Apparently, it denoted Kashmir to be outside India. Needless to say, the product was promptly banned - meaning it has to be with withdrawn - costing microsoft millions ! However, it has certainly delighted certain groups which put up a open petition supporting microsoft :)


There have been other blunders as well - read more here ...