Software failure, Testing is Important
Konga.com is ranked as the most visited website in Nigeria and valued at approximately $200 million. However, on November 29th 2013, Konga.com crashed and remained offline for 45 minutes as a result of unprecedented traffic stemming from its Black Friday promotion.
Computer system bugs cause Asian banking facilities’ downtime Computer system problems at one of Japan’s largest banks resulted in a nationwide ATM network of more than 5,600 machines going offline for 24 hours, internet banking services being shut down for three days, delays in salary payments worth $1.5 billion (£939 million) into the accounts of 620,000 people and a backlog of more than 1 million unprocessed payments worth around $9 billion (£5.64 billion).
Cash machine bug benefits customers by giving them extra money. An Australian bank began giving out large sums of money from 40 cash machines across one city. Officials at the company said they were operating in stand-by mode, so could not identify the account balances of customers.
Bugs in social networking app for tablet just hours after delayed release Just hours after its release, this social networking sites’ long-awaited tablet app was already receiving reports about minor bugs from clicking through to pages via panel icons to problems posting comments.