Software Testing News: 16th – 23rd April 2016

Welcome to our weekly software testing Quotes of the Week and testing news where we bring you all the latest headlines related to software testing. This week, Numerous Testing companies get funding, The MIT bug bounty programme and the annoying Android Messenger bug.


Tesseract Ready to Launch

It will allow these organisations to test and manage their investments in an efficient manner while reducing the overheads associated to these tasks

Not the Cube in the Avengers but a software company. As Tesseract co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Alexi Karalis explains above, the cpmpany tests financial transactions. The company plans to launch in the third quarter of this year. It is currently self-funded but is hoping to raise funds soon. Read More here


MIT Bug Bounty Programme

The program is open to MIT affiliates and rewards contributors who disclose severe vulnerabilities with TechCASH, which can be used for purchasing goods and services at MIT

The University is willing to offer rewards to those that find any vulnerabilities in its systems. It’s designed to bolster on-line security. The University has become one of the first third-level institutions in the world to initiate such a programme. Read More here


Testing Customer Service 

The software company Cyara specialises in testing processes and interfaces for call centres, online chat systems, and other support channels  for businesses before they are rolled out. The company has recently raised $25 million in Series A funding to expand it’s operation. Read More here


Testlio Raises Funds

Today, we partner closely with some of the most demanding companies in the world. In the future, our goal is to change the way companies think about their testing processes as a whole.

The CEO of the Test Management Tool company, Kristel Viidik has just recently announced that they have raised $6.25 Million in funding. The company works with a number of QA analysts worldwide to fix bugs for larger company’s. Read More here



The Could Not Start Messenger BugGoogle Messenger AH

As it turns out, the issue seems to occur only when the user tries to reopen Messenger after minimizing the application by pressing the “Back” key.

Mihai Matei reports on the Messanger bug on Android which keeps crashing and has become very furstrating to diagnose. Read More here






Five More Tech Blunders You Should Know About

Remember the guy last week that accidentally deleted his own company and every company his server management was looking after? Well here are five more tech blunders that rival that mistake. Read More here



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