Other stories about y2k

Is this weekend's 'rollover' event the Y2K of GPS?

It's been 20 years since the big Y2K scare. Back then, tons of people were freaking out and stocking up of food, water and...
Happening Now April 6, 2019

Kim's Take: Uninformed tech writers try to revise the 'Y2K' scare

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! Do you remember the greatly hyped, end-of-the-world non-event...
Columns March 11, 2019

App stalkers, GPS apocalypse, robocall defenses, and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting...
Columns February 23, 2019

The Y2K of GPS is arriving on April 6 - here's what you need to know

Do you remember the big Y2K scare 20 years ago? They said all computers would crash because of the dates changing. Well, it seems...
Happening Now February 15, 2019

Today is exactly one second longer

Congratulations! You get a free extra second today. How are you going to spend it? I'm kidding, of course. You won't even notice it!...
Happening Now June 30, 2015

June 30 has an extra second. Google will stop it from breaking the Internet

Remember the dreaded Y2K bug that threatened to destroy not only the Internet, but life itself? With Y2K, the common thought was that as...
Happening Now January 7, 2015