Software Testing News: 19th – 26th November 2016

Welcome to our weekly software testing news and Quotes of the Week from the testing field. In this week’ software testing news: Qualcomm partner with HackerOne, iPhone video that will crash your phone and more.


Qualcomm Announce Bug Bounty ProgrammeImage result for qualcomm

With Qualcomm Technologies’ vulnerability rewards program they will continue to build vital relationships with the external security researcher community and supplement the great work their internal security team is doing

Qualcomm have become the latest tech company to team up with the bounty hunting specialists HackerOne. Qualcomm joins the likes of the U.S Department of Defence and  others as the latest to initiate bug bounty programmes. Read more about the Qaulcomm Bug Bounty Programme


Testing Business Tackles Brexit

We aim to have consistent billing from the UK to grow and sustain a boutique automation regression and performance testing business of 300 to 450 staff

DVT Managing Director for the Western Cape region Jacques Fouché explains what hopes the business has for the U.K market.  DVT’s Global Testing Centre (GTC) in Cape Town has recently become the largest specialist software testing centre in the Southern Hemisphere. The company now plans to expand into the U.S. Read more about Global Testing Centre here



A 3 Second Video that will make your iPhone Crashiphone7

The video itself, which is hosted on and may not be directly linked to its effect, plays music and shows a person holding what appears to be a piece of paper.

A video hosted on that causes any iPhone or iPad device to crash after playing the video, The video plays and device seems to work fine at first but the issues seem to get worse after. Read more about the iPhone video here


Software Testing World Cup Preliminary RoundsImage result for software testing world cup

I had an absolute blast participating in the competition. It was fun putting my skills to the test against the best in North America

Nick Bitzer, DevOps engineer and STWC participant, ReadyTalk comments after his team won the Morth American qualifying round of the Testing World Cup recently. His ReadyTalk team will travel on to Germany soon to take part in the live tournament. Read More about the Testing World Cup here.



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