BankAtlantic Launches New Online Banking System That Um, Doesn't Work

BankAtlantic Launches New Online Banking System That Um, Doesn't Work

BankAtlantic, based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, launched a new online banking system over the weekend. Everything went just fine if you don’t mind your new online banking system not actually working. Glitches in the system prevented many users from logging-in and apparently caused a panic among online gamblers. [More]

Facebook Disables Chat After Bug Exposes Private Data

Facebook Disables Chat After Bug Exposes Private Data

After two security glitches were revealed today, Facebook was forced to shut down chat functions while it worked on a fix. One bug allowed users to see allegedly private chats, while another exposed pending friend requests. Facebook didn’t notify users whose accounts may have been compromised, presumably because, hey, they’re Facebook, and they don’t have to. [More]

Impossible To Fix Address Problem Prevents You From Giving Money To Verizon FiOS

Impossible To Fix Address Problem Prevents You From Giving Money To Verizon FiOS

Reader Lindsay wants to give money to Verizon FiOS because she likes the product so very much. Sadly, there’s some sort of glitch with her address and Verizon won’t fix it, or call her back, no matter how many times she calls. [More]

Amazon Apologizes For "Ham-Fisted" Catalog Error

Amazon Apologizes For "Ham-Fisted" Catalog Error

Was it a hacker? Probably not. Was it a translation error? Who knows. Here’s the official #Amazonfail apology email (again) for your reading pleasure. It is, apparently, the final word on the matter.

Amazon sells "Man on the Moon" VHS for $100+

Amazon sells "Man on the Moon" VHS for $100+

I liked Jim Carrey’s portrayal of “song-and-dance-man” Andy Kaufman as much as the next guy, but these Amazon.com glitches are beginning to get to me.[Thanks, Eric!] [Amazon]

Sorry, Blockbuster Is Not Available

Sorry, Blockbuster Is Not Available

Nice, since I am a Blockbuster Online member and now have zero access to my queue or know what’s coming to me next.

Haven’t the foggiest, Amy.

Turbo Tax Accidentally Donates Your Money To The Oregon State School Fund?

Turbo Tax Accidentally Donates Your Money To The Oregon State School Fund?

“We are getting calls from people who are saying that they used some kind of an electronic software program to file their tax returns and that they did not check the box to donate their kicker,” said Rosemary Hardin, a spokeswoman for the Oregon Department of Revenue. “When we bring up their tax return, that box is checked.”

United Airlines Computers Fail, All Flights Grounded

United Airlines Computers Fail, All Flights Grounded

United Airlines experienced a computer glitch that grounded all of their flights today, according to the AP.

United spokeswoman Robin Urbanski said the airline did not yet know what caused the outage between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. CDT, when departures were able to resume.

Check Your Time Warner Cable Bill For An Extra $5 Charge

Check Your Time Warner Cable Bill For An Extra $5 Charge

I just got my Time Warner bill in Southern California and wondered why my bill went up by exactly $5. I called customer service and asked them that exact question. Heather informed me that there was a billing glitch which charged an extra $5 and affected numerous people. She said the glitch would be fixed in the next few days but she would credit my account.