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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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Heartbleed is a software bug, which allows the attacker to access memory of the host computer, and retrieve potentially privacy-sensitive data
Heartbleed is a software bug, which allows the attacker to access the host computer, and retrieve private information like user-names and passwords, Cnet reports.
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Internet telephone service (http://www.skype.com) Skype has confirmed that a software bug is causing some users' online text messages to be randomly sent to other users.
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After speaking with management at Tandem Diabetes, Baird analyst Jeff Johnson said his understanding is that the software bug the company announced in its Control-IQ clinical trial is small, has not impacted a single patient, and is easy to fix.
In general, software bug reports can be written by end users or developers.
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