Glitch

NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons probe, seen here in an artist's impression, went into "safe mode" Saturday after experiencing an on-board anomaly of some sort. The spacecraft's autopilot switched to a backup flight computer, as programmed, and began sending telemetry back to Earth for analysis. (NASA)

Glitch Briefly Shuts Down NASA’s Pluto-Bound New Horizons Probe

NASA’s New Horizon remains on track for it’s historic flyby of Pluto next week after recovering from a subtle timing glitch that knocked the probe out of contact with Earth on Saturday.

07/06/2015

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Apple Working To Fix Text Message Glitch That Causes iPhone Shutdowns

Apple says it’s aware of a newly-discovered software glitch that can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message. The company is working on a fix.

05/27/2015

Computer Server

Common Core Testing Hit With Server Delays, Glitches As First Computerized Standardized Testing Gets Tested

The controversial Common Core testing affecting millions of students across America was already facing student boycotts and parental opposition, and now it’s facing what may be an even tougher opponent — slow Internet connections and lack of server space.

05/01/2015

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Computer Problem Causing Boarding Issues, Delays At San Jose Airport

A computer glitch was causing significant passenger delays at San Jose Mineta International Airport Friday morning.

08/01/2014

911 Dispatcher. (CBS)

Computer Failure Cripples 911 Dispatch System For Brentwood, Antioch Area

A computer failure has crippled the emergency dispatch center for the Brentwood and Antioch area.

07/06/2014

A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Long Lines, Frustrated Shoppers After Nationwide Target Checkout Glitch

Target shoppers can expect trouble at the cash register again after issues with debit, gift, and EBT cards caused long lines across the country Sunday.

06/15/2014

Netflix

Netflix Bug Briefly Causes Humorous Plot Summary Jumbles

A couple days ago, a bug in the Netflix headquarters server out in Los Gatos mixed up plot summaries of some films, causing some interesting hypothetical films.

05/23/2014

Customs line at SFO as passenger waited for hours because of a computer glitch.

Passengers Sick, Fainting After SFO Computer Glitch Creates Huge Delays

A computer glitch caused major chaos for people arriving in the international terminal at SFO. There were reports some passengers became ill, and passed out from exhaustion.

03/29/2014

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Computer Glitch Creates BART Delays System-Wide

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were delayed during and past the morning commute Monday due to a computer glitch, according to the agency.

02/10/2014

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Systems Restored After Statewide DMV Computer Crash

The California Department of Motor Vehicles was one of several state departments whose computer systems went down Tuesday morning limiting the services available to California motorists.

08/14/2012

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