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Year 2016 (Y2K16) Computer Bug Hits Texting in US and Banking in Australia

Text messages received after 1/1/2010 may be dated as 2016. This bug is reported in Windows Mobie 6.1, Windows Mobie 6.5 and even in some non-Windows Mobile phones. Only some mobile carriers seem to be experiencing this bug. WM Experts have provided a work-around for the time being.
Coincidentally, Australia’s Bank of Queensland’s EFTPOS terminals skipped ahead six years when the clock ticked over to January 1 and started date stamping January 2016. The glitch was a nationwide issue. The glitch cost businesses untold amounts as the EFTPOS terminals read customers’ cards as having expired and refused their transactions. […]