Sony Announces $50,000 PlayStation Bug Bounty

Sony has announced it will pay significant bug bounties for PlayStation 4 bugs.

Twitter Fixes Serious Vulnerability in Android Client

Twitter announced Friday that it has patched a serious vulnerability in the official Twitter client for Android. According to the announcement on the company’s blog, the bug “could allow a bad actor to see nonpublic account information or to control…

Apple Expands Security Bounty Program to Include macOS

Bug bounty programs are one of the most effective tools at a company’s disposal to find and fix bugs in operating systems and software. Under such a program, security researchers are paid a bounty for vulnerabilities they find and report…

Apple Overhauling iOS Development Following iOS 13 Bugs

According to Bloomberg, Apple, Inc. is changing how it develops iOS in the wake of what has been a buggy iOS 13 rollout. iOS 13, as well as iPadOS 13, includes a plethora of new features, such as Dark Mode,…

Apple Blames ‘Bug’ for Homophobic Russian Siri

According to Apple, a bug is behind some decidedly anti-gay answers expressed by the Russian version of Siri. Earlier this week, a video called “In Soviet Russia Siri questions you” went viral. In the video, a man named Alex demonstrated…

World’s Largest Flying Aquatic Insect Found in China

The world’s largest flying aquatic insect has been identified in China’s Sichuan province, according to entomologists in the region. The Insect Museum of West China said that villagers from Chengdu presented what they called “weird insects that resemble giant dragonflies…

Instagram Bug That Could’ve Made Private Photos Public Fixed (Operative Word Being Could’ve)

It looks like Instagram users are lucky that a vulnerability was never utilized – even though the bug was there for at least 6 months. Barcelona-based security researcher Christian Lopez has just revealed that Facebook has effectively plugged a vulnerability…

Gmail Bug Led to Inadvertently-Deleted Emails, Spam Reports

Some Gmail for iOS users just received an important notice from Google urging them to check their trash and spam folders for wrongly-categorized emails. According to the Gmail team, some users were affected by a bug that saw trash and…

Stink Bugs Are Invading the Country

Yes, you read that title right. And, no, it isn’t a crack about Congress and the government shutdown. Stink bugs are swarming all over the country, and the problem is expected to get worse before it gets better. “We’re going…

Chrome for iOS’ Incognito Mode Isn’t Working, Leaving Your Naughty Searches Visible in Regular Windows

Just a friendly warning here, guys. If you use Google’s Chrome app on iOS 7, you might want to pay attention. The current version of the app has a bug that pretty much renders Incognito mode useless. The Parall.ax blog…

Grand Theft Auto Online Servers Hit By Heavy Traffic

Many recently released AAA game titles, like Aliens: Colonial Marines or TOTAL WAR: Rome II, have been launched only for players to discover that some advertised features seem distorted, broken, or poorly implemented. GTA V proves to be no exception,…

Creative, Slightly Disgusting Bug Spray Ad Glues Pests to a Billboard

How do you get people talking about your new brand of bug spray? For Orphea and their ad agency, all it took was a little creative thinking, a large billboard, and a sticky surface. All they had to do was…

17-Year Cicadas: Expect “Shovel-Loads” To Swarm

Cicadas don’t bother some, but for many, the deafening buzzing that comes with their arrival can be a headache. Those people should prepare themselves, because scientists say that after 17 years of hibernation in the soil, a huge swarm of…

Google Is Fixing The December Bug In Android 4.2

The latest mobile OS from Google – Android 4.2 – has been found to contain a few bugs that ruin the experience for some Nexus device users. The bugs seem to be specifically affecting those on the Nexus 7, Nexus…

Google Latitude Continues to Hobble Along, Website Down

Two days after initial reports started appearing in a help forum that Google Latitude was performing about as well as a rocking horse at the Belmont Stakes, it appears that the service is still buggy for several users. The problem…

Google Latitude Bug Said to Be Fixed; Still Not Working for Some

Following up on yesterday’s reported outage of Google Latitude, Google+ Community Manager Jade Wang posted an update in the Google Maps help forum about the Latitude problem: We recently noticed a bug in Google Maps for Android 6.8 that affected…

Google Latitude Appears to Have a Buggy Problem

According to user reports in the Google Maps help forum, Google Latitude, the real-time location app that lets you tell people where you are in this great big world, is currently down. The first report of the outage was posted…

Starbucks Strawberry Frappuccinos Made With Insects

Many of us can’t fathom a day without coffee making an appearance, but some of us crave something a little sweeter. Like a Strawberry Frappuccino, for instance. They’re pretty popular at Starbucks. So popular, in fact, that you may be…

Facebook: Bug Fixes And Upcoming Changes

Facebook loves developers, they even created a weekly feature out of it called, “Operation Developer Love.” While most of it is just a recap of the previous week’s developer features for Facebook, it does sometimes contain juicy nuggets of information…