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Payment Card Glitch Gives Winnipeg Bus Riders Free Fare Credits

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Ash Conway
Dec 11, 2018
Public transit riders in Winnipeg have been having some issues with their Peggo payment cards. However, after dealing with mysteriously cancelled cards and problems with reloading cards with funds online, riders might not be complaining too loudly about the latest glitch to affect Peggo: free rides.
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Glitch Orders 2,000 Students To Report For School On Saturday Morning

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Ash Conway
Dec 8, 2018
On November 28th, approximately 2,000 students of Rancho del Rey Middle School in Chula Vista, California got a very unwelcome surprise when their parents received a barrage of texts, emails, and voice messages informing them that their kids were required to report to school at 8 AM Saturday morning.
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Glitch Takes Down J. Crew Website On Black Friday

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Ash Conway
Nov 29, 2018
Online shoppers searching for deals on J. Crew apparel on Black Friday were left empty-handed after technical issues with the website prevented them from placing their orders.
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£1.7 Million Blackjack Jackpot Withheld Because Of Computer Glitch

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Ash Conway
Nov 28, 2018
Earlier this year, Andrew Green spent six hours playing Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven, an online blackjack game, on his phone. The 52 year-old gambler, a resident of North Hykeham in Lincolnshire and a father of two, started out with an initial bet of £100.
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Wells Fargo Finds 145 More Customers Foreclosed On Due To Computer Glitch

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Ash Conway
Nov 12, 2018
Earlier this year, Wells Fargo disclosed that almost 400 of their customers were foreclosed on due to a computer error. This week, they revealed that an expanded review identified 145 additional customers who lost their homes due to the glitch.
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Windows 10 Update Bug Causes Data Loss For Some Users

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Ash Conway
Oct 31, 2018
Earlier this month, Microsoft halted the rollout of the latest Windows 10 update after users reported major personal data losses after installing the update, advising anyone who had already downloaded the update to delete it without installing—a significant and unusual move for the company.
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Ontario Towns Extend Election After Computer Glitch Brings Voting To A Halt

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Ash Conway
Oct 30, 2018
A hotly-contested municipal election in Ontario, Canada was extended for a day after a computer glitch caused delays and errors.
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Social Media Erupts in Furor Over Vanishing Subway Loyalty Card Points

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Ash Conway
Oct 17, 2018
Subway Subcard holders have been reporting that their accounts are missing hundreds of points that they'd previously earned.
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Daylight Savings Time Bug Sends Apple Watches Into Endless Reboot Loop

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Ash Conway
Oct 12, 2018
Some Apple Watch users discovered that daylight savings time had sent their device into an endless loop of crashing and rebooting.
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Security Flaws In Conservative Party App Lets Public Log In As Government Officials

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Ash Conway
Oct 12, 2018
A security flaw in the UK Conservative Party Conference App allowed anyone to log in as an attendee of the event simply by entering their email address.
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RBS and Barclays' Outages Draw Ire of UK Treasury Committee

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Ash Conway
Oct 4, 2018
The UK government is demanding answers from Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays after yet more technical glitches locked customers out of their online banking accounts last week.
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UK Lottery Operator Hit With Huge Fine For Mobile App Glitch

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Ash Conway
Sep 4, 2018
It has been reported that five winners missed out on claiming million-pound prizes due to Camelot's errors in posting Lotto results, out of dozens of prize results that were omitted from publication.
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