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Obama's Whitehouse.gov: Frozen in time?

President Obama promised the most open and transparent administration in history. But his own White House Web site shows that it's not always easy to translate campaign promises into reality.

By Jan. 21, 2009

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Obama's Whitehouse.gov launches, with problems

When President Bush took office in January 2001, his version of Whitehouse.gov had some problems upon launch. In January 2009, so did President Obama's official Web site.

By Jan. 20, 2009

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WhiteHouse.gov now runs Drupal. What took it so long?

Given the U.S. federal government's widespread adoption of open source, the amazing thing is that it took so long.

By Oct. 26, 2009

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Podcast: Larry Magid and Declan McCullagh talk about new Whitehouse.gov

Change didn't just come to 1600 Pennsylvania but also to Whitehouse.gov. CBS and CNET tech analyst and CNET chief political correspondent Declan McCullagh talk about how the site is changing and what it promises.

By Jan. 21, 2009

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Sprint to hook up 50K students with free wireless service

The program is part of the White House's ConnnectED initiative, which will provide access to low-income students.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Apple, Microsoft join carriers in $750M pledge to education

The companies are providing education tools, devices, and wireless service as part of President Obama's ConnectEd initiative.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Dear White House: Please bring back Flappy Bird

A fan of the late, lamented game wants the White House to order its return. But only a few signatures have popped up on the petition so far.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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VP Biden to Hangout, talk gun control on Google+

The veep will join social-media guru Guy Kawasaki and others in a Hangout to discuss ways to reduce gun violence.

By Jan. 23, 2013

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Obama proposes end to NSA bulk data collection

If approved by Congress, the legislation would keep phone records in the hands of phone companies and not with the NSA.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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White House raises petition signature threshold to 100K

We the People platform quadruples the number of signatures required on petitions before they merit the Obama Administration's attention.

By Jan. 15, 2013