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The reasons include confusion about how the complex program works, IRS missteps, technical snafus and Treasury Department policy decisions that cut out large groups of people altogether.
MILLIONS STILL HAVEN’T GOTTEN STIMULUS CHECKS, INCLUDING MANY WHO NEED THEM MOSTBY LYDIA DEPILLISOCTOBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
Zuckerberg went AWOL from the opening statements because of a technical snafu that ended up delaying the hearing for a few minutes while the CEO tried to fix the problem.
4 KEY MOMENTS FROM THE SENATE’S SHOWDOWN WITH BIG TECH CEOSDANIELLE ABRILOCTOBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
It’s unclear, though, what caused the Apple live-stream snafu and whether or not it was deliberate.
APPLE’S 5G IPHONE DEBUT DIDN’T GO AS PLANNED IN THE WORLD’S BIGGEST 5G MARKETGRADY MCGREGOROCTOBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
In summary, it seems like states are getting better at avoiding election snafus — and hopefully this means they will be minimal in November.
WE’VE HAD 56 STATEWIDE ELECTIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC. HERE’S WHAT WE LEARNED FROM THEM.NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 1, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
That means extra work for Stadia developers who have to port their existing games to Stadia's environment, which can sometimes lead to apparent graphical snafus.
AMAZON LUNA SERVERS WILL RUN WINDOWS GAMES DIRECTLY ON NVIDIA T4 GPUSKYLE ORLANDSEPTEMBER 25, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Today, though, an apparent temporary snafu is showing just how simple such a free upgrade could be for many Control players on current-generation systems, at least.
CONTROL SNAFU SHOWS HOW ONE PUBLISHER IS STRUGGLING WITH NEXT-GEN UPGRADESKYLE ORLANDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Everything was in apple-pie order, except for the snafu in Arzachel, Crag thought bitterly.
FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
"We're not giving her a chance to snafu the works," Gotch said grimly.
FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SNAFU

  • block
  • bug
  • catch
  • check
  • delay
  • discontinuance
  • drawback
  • glitch
  • hang-up
  • hindrance
  • hold-up
  • impediment
  • interruption
  • joker
  • mishap
  • snafu
  • snag
  • stoppage
  • stumbling block
  • tangle
  • trouble
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