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Obamacare Web site mocked by, yes, insurance company

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield decides to launch three ads that tell people to avoid the Healthcare.gov Web site, because its own site works so much better.

By November 20, 2013

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Shutdown, Obamacare driving holiday shopping online?

A survey suggests that the thought of yet more political crisis is driving more people to go online and spend less this holiday season.

By November 9, 2013

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North Carolina traffic alert: Beware women drivers, Obamacare

Blaming a botched test to its alert system -- and well, an IT contractor who didn't follow protocol -- North Carolina's Department of Transportation truly frightens drivers.

By November 7, 2013

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New Yorker cover takes Obamacare back to the tech past

The cover of this week's New Yorker sees a president with a very old, large phone. And then there's the floppy disk.

By November 1, 2013

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SNL skewers Obamacare Web site, suggests low-res version

Healthcare.gov isn't working too well. So Kathleen Sebelius, in the body of Kate McKinnon, goes on "Saturday Night Live" to offer some technical advice. Restarting your computer, for example.

By October 27, 2013

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FCC got Net neutrality 'right,' but fight isn't over, Franken says

Sen. Al Franken says regulating the Internet like a telephone service is the only way the FCC could withstand legal challenges from the telecom industry.

By March 3, 2015

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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

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Coke wants to make the Internet a happy place (good luck with that)

Technically Incorrect: The company's goal is, as is so often the case, to spread positivity. So its Super Bowl ad wants to do that. But surely the Internet is one step too far.

By January 27, 2015

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Obama jabs at Healthcare.gov on 'Colbert Report'

The president takes over Stephen Colbert's "The Word" segment and turns it into "The Decree." He squeezes in a crack about LinkedIn while he's at it.

By December 9, 2014

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Obama picks former Googler to head federal tech overhaul

To avoid another Healthcare.gov debacle, President Obama hires a team of techies to clean up government IT systems and websites.

By August 12, 2014