Tag Archives: Bugs

Apple Fixes a Battery-Killing Software Bug
For coverage, see e.g. here or InformationWeek. Some sort of a software defect that caused excessive looping within the new iPhone operating system has been draining batteries around the world, and the new patch release is assumed to fix the issue. Now, it's easy to shout from the audience that the operating system software should…
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Paul Bordeaux: Top Ten Software Bugs
I found this on the net a while ago: Paul Bordeaux's personal compilation of top ten software bugs in the history. The #1 entry is totally amazing. Paul writes: In 1983, Soviet early warning satellites picked up sunlight reflections off cloud-tops and mistakenly interpreted them as missile launches in the United States. Software was in…
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