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Y2K-type glitch is causing NYC parking meters to reject credit cards

Sponsored Links Warren Eisenberg via Getty Images A software glitch is causing parking meters throughout New York City to reject credit and prepaid parking cards, The New York Times reports. The payment software was set to expire on January 1st, and the vendor reportedly failed to update the software before the new year. So, at …

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IOTA Fixes ‘Minor’ Network Bug Following 15-Hour Mainnet Downtime

The IOTA Foundation said it has resolved a software bug that prevented transactions from confirming on the IOTA network for 15 hours. According to a GitHub submission from an IOTA developer around late Sunday night UTC time, a bug in the node software created a “corrupt ledger state.” “There is an edge case where IRI …

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Mazda3 bug activates emergency brake system for no reason

Driver assists can help make our trips much safer, but integrating software decisions into the control of a vehicle could cause serious problems if the system glitches at the wrong time. According to Mazda, a “Incorrect programming” in its Smart Braking System (SBS) can make fourth-generation Mazda3 vehicles to falsely detect an object in their …

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‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ PC launch hasn’t had the best start

Sponsored Links Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launched on PC this week, but much like the escapades of the game’s gunslingers, things haven’t quite gone according to plan. Players have reported a raft of problems, including issues with the launcher, freezing and recurring crashes. The usual go-to fixes for these sort of hiccups — updating …

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Lightning Network User Confused By Protocol: Lost 30,000 USD

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The Lightning Network has long been touted by its proponents as a speedy, low-cost solution to Bitcoin’s scaling issues. A series of security scares and UX issues have called that vision into question however. The latest LN slip-up saw a user lose 4 <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> in one fell …

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Hidden Lightning Network Bug Allowed Spending of ‘Fake’ Bitcoins

</header> <strong>A bug discovered in the Lightning Network in June, which allowed lightning bitcoins not backed by actual bitcoins to be spent, has officially been addressed in a new dev full disclosure report released on Friday. The problem has reportedly been remedied, but the security oversight casts doubts on an already heavily scrutinized protocol, and …

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‘Anthem’ bug makes starter rifle the game’s most powerful weapon

BioWare/EA You’ve gotta pay your dues in shooter game Anthem. Like Destiny 2 and Warframe, you get ahead with tireless grinding, repeatedly working through the same missions to get your hands on better guns and better loot. So a recently-discovered bug is threatening the entire gameplay. As player YeetLordSurpreme revealed yesterday, the game’s level 1 …

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Bitcoin History Part 10: The 184 Billion BTC Bug

<strong>There was something unusual about Bitcoin block 74638. It was Core developer Jeff Garzik who first spotted it, commenting on the “quite strange” transaction outputs, which stood at 92233720368.54 BTC apiece. That wasn’t meant to happen. Within an hour, another forum user had started a thread titled “overflow bug serious” in which he implored “We …

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