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Administration: A Month Needed To Fix Obamacare Enrollment Site

The administration official put in charge of fixing the site says it will be running "smoothly" by the end of November.

Tech Week: U.S. Spying, Health Site Blame Game And New iPads

In this week's tech roundup, the revelations from Edward Snowden that the U.S. spied on its global allies, the Apple iPad event and the ongoing fallout over, a system one source described as "too big to succeed."

A Diagram Of, Based On The People Who Built It

We used the testimonies of the biggest contractors involved with the application system to create this guide to how the site's various parts work together, and how the complex system for registering you for health insurance is supposed to work.

Twitter Sets Its IPO Price, Valuing Company At Around $11 Billion

Analysts said Twitter is picking a conservative price to avoid a Facebook scenario, where the stock tumbled shortly after its IPO.

The Obamacare Tech Mess? It's A Familiar Government Story

With its problems at launch, joined a long list of botched government technology projects. States and the feds often have a hard time making big tech systems work.

What's A 'Glitch,' Anyway? A Brief Linguistic History

From the moment President Obama warned the public there might be "glitches" with, the word has taken the spotlight. So we wondered: Where did this word come from? And how has its latest resurgence in popularity shaped its meaning?

U.K. Official Urges U.S. Government To Adopt A Digital Core

Does this sound familiar? A national IT project plagued with high-profile problems, integration breakdowns involving contractors, and taxpayers left footing a multimillion-dollar price tag: The scenario's playing out with, but a similar one in the U.K. led to major reforms.

Netflix On The Moon? Broadband Makes It To Deep Space

A NASA mission to the moon has completed the first high-bandwidth space-to-ground communication using a laser. This is a big upgrade from the radio systems now in use and could potentially revolutionize deep-space communication.

It's Easy To Blame The Canadians For Problems

The company has stumbled, but it's probably not fair to blame CGI for the debacle of the project. CGI may have received the biggest paycheck, but it's just one of 54 subcontractors. The real problem may be a lack of clear direction from its client, the Obama administration.

White House Turns To 'Rock Star' Manager For Obamacare Fix

Jeffrey Zients, the 46-year-old tapped to help solve the Obamacare website problems, is known as a brainy problem-solver with a talent for cutting through bureaucratic knots.