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Technical issue has California under-reporting virus cases

Health
A technical problem has caused a lag in California’s tally of coronavirus test results, casting doubt on the accuracy of recent data showing improvements in the infection rate and hindering efforts to track the spreadAugust 4, 2020, 10:05 PM3 min readLOS ANGELES -- A technical problem has caused a lag in California’s tally of coronavirus test results, casting doubt on the accuracy of recent data showing improvements in the infection rate and number of positive cases, and hindering efforts to track the spread, the state’s top health official said Tuesday. Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said in recent days California has not been receiving a full count of tests conducted, or positive results, through electronic lab reports due to the unresolved issue, which he did not d
Technical snag hits HDFC website and mobile application

Technical snag hits HDFC website and mobile application

Finance
Mumbai: HDFC Bank’s netbanking website and mobile application remained inaccessible to thousands of customers on Monday due to a ‘technical glitch’ which kept them locked out of their accounts throughout the day. Incidentally, the bank’s mobile application had witnessed a similar crash around the same time last year when a new version of the application couldn’t take the end of the month payday traffic. Both, the website and the application, remained down till the time of going to press with customers attempting to login to their accounts being shown a ‘server down due to heavy traffic’ message. The bank said in a statement said that it is working to bring the servers back up. “Due to a technical glitch, some of our customers have been having trouble logging into our NetBanking and MobileB
Thousands face delays as BA flights disrupted by ‘technical issue’

Thousands face delays as BA flights disrupted by ‘technical issue’

Business
Thousands of passengers face delays as British Airways experiences disruption to flights caused by a "technical issue".The airline said overnight that a small number of planes were affected by the glitch - the latest in a series of PR headaches for the carrier caused by apparent computer system woes and, latterly, damaging strikes by pilots. It later confirmed: "Our teams are working hard to resolve a technical issue which is affecting some of our flights, and we have rebooked customers onto alternative flights and offered hotel accommodation where they have been unable to continue their journeys last night."We are very sorry for the disruption to their travel plans."By mid-morning BA confirmed it planned to operate a full flight schedule on Thursday but admitted: "There may be some knock-...
Disney Plus subscribers face technical errors on launch day

Disney Plus subscribers face technical errors on launch day

Entertainment
Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Streamers waiting to see Disney Plus movies and shows on Tuesday's launch faced technical errors. Thousands of subscribers saw error messages after logging in, and Walt Disney Company blamed oversize demand as it tapped into the streaming market with established players such as Netflix and Amazon. "The demand for #DisneyPlus has exceeded our highest expectations," Disney Plus said in a Twitter post Tuesday morning. "We are pleased you're excited to watch all your favorites and are working quickly to resolve any current user issues. We appreciate your patience." Downdetector.com reported a peak of 8,391 Disney Plus subscribers affected by the outage around 9 a.m. By 2 p.m., the online technical glitches monitor reported 769 outages left. The service launched Tuesday in th...

India aborts moon mission launch citing technical glitch

Technology
India has temporarily deferred its dream of a soft landing on the lunar south pole, aborting the launch of its second moon mission on Monday less than an hour before liftoff. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off when a "technical snag" was observed in the 640-ton, 14-story launch-vehicle system, said Indian Space Research Organization spokesman B.R. Guruprasad. The countdown abruptly stopped at T-56 minutes, 24 seconds, and Guruprasad said that the agency would announce a revised launch date soon. Chandrayaan, the word for "moon craft" in Sanskrit, is designed for a soft landing on the far side of the moon and to send a rover to explore water deposits confirmed by a previous Indian space mission. With nuclear-armed India poised to become the world's fifth-largest economy, the ardently...