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Y2K

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​Internet's security bug tracker faces its 'Y2K' moment

From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.

By September 16, 2014

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Y2K glitch orders 14K deceased men to join the military draft

Is the US recruiting a zombie army? No, it just appears an Y2K bug temporarily resurfaced.

By July 10, 2014

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Will Conficker be Y2K redux?

IT security experts are bracing for the unexpected as the clock counts down to Conficker's expected launch. Then again, it could be much ado about nothing, as CNET News' Elinor Mills explains.

By March 31, 2009

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Green-tech news harvest: Y2K problem for gas pumps, nitrogen worries

Plus: understanding photosynthesis for energy; Solyndra founders split; making usable products from electronic waste; Obama on green tech.

By May 16, 2008

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The 404 1,522: Where you solve the mystery of the stolen grapefruit (podcast)

A whodunnit mystery unfolds in the first part of the show, an egg on the face of the Internet, the voice of Hulu just got fired, and 14,000 zombies will soon join the United States military.

By July 11, 2014

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AOL "fixes" Emailer Y2K bug; patches no longer needed

AOL "fixes" Emailer Y2K bug; patches no longer needed

By January 17, 2000

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Microsoft Office 98 Mac OS 9 Updater is updated with new fix for Excel Y2K error

Microsoft Office 98 Mac OS 9 Updater is updated with new fix for Excel Y2K error

By December 24, 1999

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Odds & Ends: Sound Quality; Stamps.com; Quicken Y2K bug?

Odds & Ends: Sound Quality; Stamps.com; Quicken Y2K bug?

By December 16, 1999

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Odds & Ends: MP3 comparisons; MS Y2K page; GlobalFax; more

Odds & Ends: MP3 comparisons; MS Y2K page; GlobalFax; more

By October 8, 1999

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QuickBooks Y2K fix withdrawn; new version due this week

QuickBooks Y2K fix withdrawn; new version due this week

By June 21, 1999