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Avalanche Crippled by Bug Triggered by Unusually High Volume, Engineer Says

An Ava Labs engineer gave a rundown of the small code bug that severely crippled the Avalanche blockchain earlier this week.  In a Sunday Medium post, blockchain engineer Patrick O’Grady wrote that increased congestion on the network triggered a “non-deterministic bug” related to how the high-throughput, proof-of-stake blockchain keeps track of transactions.  Funds were never …

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Avalanche Developers Rush Client Patch as ‘Bug’ Slows Blockchain Transactions

The Avalanche network has come to a near halt after “a bug in the cross-chain functionality” code that enables the Avalanche protocol and the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) to speak with each other failed under high loads, according to the Avalanche developer team on Reddit. The release of Avalanche’s newest decentralized finance (DeFi) product money …

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Filecoin network suffers temporary outage

Decentralized storage protocol Filecoin (FIL) came to a standstill on Dec. 19 as a bug caused instability on the network. According to a project status report issued by the Filecoin team: “The Filecoin network is halted with most nodes stuck at height 336459 with mismatched state compute error due to indeterminate behavior.” Based on the …

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‘Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ bug gives NYC the patio heater superhero it needs

Andy H, Twitter Game glitches are all too common, but a flaw in Spider-Man: Miles Morales is providing plenty of entertainment on its own. Andy H, Froste and others have discovered a bug that turns the web-slinging superhero into various game world objects, including a patio heater. If you’ve ever wanted to keep people toasty …

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iOS 14 update fixes a bug that reset your browser and mail defaults

Apple One of the notable changes in iOS 14 is that it finally allowed users to set new default apps for their web browser and email. Chrome, Firefox, Gmail and others are already taking advantage of the setting, but after the update rolled out last week, many iPhone and iPad owners noticed their devices would …

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Image bricks some Android phones when used as wallpaper

Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Never mind a text character crashing your phone — if you’re on Android, your choice of wallpaper could be a larger problem. Users have discovered (via Android Authority and 9to5Google) that an innocuous landscape photo is “soft-bricking” some Android phones when it’s used as a background. Your phone isn’t completely dead …

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Edison Mail iOS bug showed messages intended for other people

Sponsored Links Edison Bugs in email clients aren’t unheard of, but they typically affect only those messages sent by or intended for you. Edison, however, had a more serious hiccup. It confirmed (via The Verge) reports that a bug in Edison Mail for iOS would show messages intended for other people without requiring their sign-ins …

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