Software Testing News: 29th October – 5th November 2016

Welcome to our weekly software testing news and Quotes of the Week from the testing field. In this week’ software testing Quotes of the Week, Evernote bug cause loss of users data, iPhone virtual Home Button, Capgemini new contract and more.


Capgemini Gets U.S ContractImage result for Capgemini

Our collaborative partnership and applied Agile approach can help USCIS optimize existing resources and provide a faster time to market. We appreciate USCIS’s confidence in our team and leading practices as we serve their important commitment to quality and integrity.

The software testing service firm, Capgemini has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The three-year contract was awarded to Capgemini to provide independent testing and evaluation services for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The USCIS expects an increase in online applications with the rise of digital customers.  Read More here


EverNote Bug To Blame for Loss of Users Dataevernote

We have identified a bug in some versions of Evernote for Mac that can cause images and other attachments to be deleted from a note under specific conditions. We believe you are one of a small number of people impacted by this bug.”

The first lines of the email Evernote sent to some Mac customers after it emerged a bug had caused notes of some users to be corrupted without any hope for recovery. The company sent an email to users to urge them to update their version of the software in the hope that some of the issues will be fixed. Read More here


iOS 10 Addresses iPhone 7 Virtual Home Buttoniphone7

Apple has reportedly added the onscreen Home button feature just to avoid cases where the iPhone 7 Home button stops registering inputs due to corrupt software or some unknown bug in iOS.


A report by the IB Times on a workaround found for the physical Home Button on the iPhone 7. A virtual Home button can be used instead. It is speculated that the iPhone 8 could potentially drop the physical Home Button and replace it with the virtual button. Read More here



F-35 Not Combat ReadyU.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter

“Is actually not on a path toward success, but instead on a path toward failing to deliver the full Block 3F capabilities for which the Department is paying almost $400 billion.””


One of the longest running software development projects, the F-35 is still facing issues and is not likely to be combat ready before the end of the year. The project which it is estimated has cost the U.S. Department of Defence $400 Billion is sill facing software issues including many bugs. Some bugs cause the fighter jet cannon to be unworkable, sensor problems and a high fuel burn rate.  Read More here


Images:, Evernote

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