Category: Blames

Robinhood blames record trade volume & itself for outages
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Robinhood blames record trade volume & itself for outages

It wasn’t the leap year, a coding blip, or a hack that caused Robinhood’s massive outages yesterday and today that left customers unable to trade stocks. Instead, the co-CEOs write that “the cause of the outage was stress on our infrastructure — which struggled with unprecedented load. That in turn led to a “thundering herd” effect…

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Iran Blames China Coronavirus for Record-Low Turnout in Sham Election
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Iran Blames China Coronavirus for Record-Low Turnout in Sham Election

Iran blamed “negative propaganda” on Sunday regarding a growing outbreak of Chinese coronavirus in the country for the success of a national boycott which yielded the lowest voter turnout in the history of the Islamic Republic. Iran held parliamentary elections on Friday and urged a high turnout as a “slap in the face” to America.…

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Bloomberg Blames Sanders’ Rhetoric for Campaign Office Vandalism
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Bloomberg Blames Sanders’ Rhetoric for Campaign Office Vandalism

Mike Bloomberg is blaming Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for the vandalism that occurred at one of his campaign offices in Tennessee, claiming the Vermont septuagenarian’s rhetoric encourages such behavior. Kevin Sheekey, the former New York City mayor’s campaign manager, released a statement on Friday blasting Sanders after Bloomberg’s campaign headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee, was defaced over…

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NVIDIA Blames ‘Misunderstanding’ for Activision GeForce Now Screw-Up
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NVIDIA Blames ‘Misunderstanding’ for Activision GeForce Now Screw-Up

Activision Blizzard removed all its games from NVIDIA’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service earlier this week. It has now emerged that NVIDIA had its wires crossed in what the company describes as a ‘misunderstanding.’ The games are likely to return subject to a commercial agreement between the two parties. Earlier this week, NVIDIA revealed that…

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Left Blames Trump for Iran Attack on U.S. Troops | Breitbart
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Left Blames Trump for Iran Attack on U.S. Troops | Breitbart

Democrats, celebrities, and left-wing commentators blamed President Donald Trump for Iran’s missile attack on bases hosting U.S. soldiers in Iraq on Tuesday evening. Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic surface-to-surface missiles from its own territory that hit at least two bases in Iraq, in retaliation for a U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian General Qasem…

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Warren Blames Unrest on Trump’s ‘Recklessness’ Ditching Iran Deal
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Warren Blames Unrest on Trump’s ‘Recklessness’ Ditching Iran Deal

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Tuesday blamed President Trump for the unrest in Iran following news of an angry mob attacking the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, pointing to his “reckless” decision to walk away from the Iran Nuclear Deal. A violent pro-Iran mob, angry over recent U.S. airstrikes against the Iran-backed Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah…

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Rockstar Blames NVIDIA for Some Red Dead Redemption 2 Performance Woes
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Rockstar Blames NVIDIA for Some Red Dead Redemption 2 Performance Woes

Red Dead Redemption 2 launch plagued by stutters and crashes. Developer Rockstar Games has pushed out successive fixes. Rockstar places blame for persistent stuttering issues on NVIDIA hardware and drivers. The launch of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC hasn’t been what you’d call smooth sailing for Rockstar Games. From the get-go, players reported performance…

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Senate Math Whiz Blames YOU for Out-of-Control National Debt
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Senate Math Whiz Blames YOU for Out-of-Control National Debt

Bobby Kogan says the national debt is your fault. Kogan is the chief mathematician for the Senate Budget Committee. In other words, he’s the one helping Congress spend your money. Kogan pointed out on Twitter this week that full tax compliance would help balance the government’s spiraling national debt problem. Kogan calculates that “2/3s of…

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Wikipedia blames malicious DDOS attack after site goes down across Europe, Middle East
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Wikipedia blames malicious DDOS attack after site goes down across Europe, Middle East

Wikipedia was forced offline in several countries Friday after a cyber attack hit the global encyclopedia. Users across Europe and parts of the Middle East experienced outages shortly before 7pm, BST, according to downdetector.com. Wikimedia’s German Twitter account posted: “The Wikimedia server…is currently being paralysed by a massive and very broad DDOS [distributed denial of…

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Hollywood Blames GOP for Midland-Odessa Shooting: ‘Time to Take These Sh*ts to Task for Murder’
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Hollywood Blames GOP for Midland-Odessa Shooting: ‘Time to Take These Sh*ts to Task for Murder’

Hollywood celebrities reacted to the shootings in Odessa, Texas, with calls for gun control and a denunciation of Congressional Republicans long before details on the firearm or means of firearm acquisition were known. For example, Saturday night Bette Midler fired off an all-caps screed: “5 dead in Texas, 31 injured…#GOP HEARTS #NRA FOR YEARS GUN DOLLARS PAVED THEIR WAY. LOBBYISTS…

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