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  • Technology failures grow all too common in government projects

    Technology failures grow all too common in government projects
    WASHINGTON — It was an ambitious federal technology project, tying together a string of government databases in one Web portal. But the launch was a giant mess: contract missteps, broken deadlines, cost overruns. Users complained the site was...
  • The college-for-all model isn't working

     The college-for-all model isn't working
    Instead of going through Congress and making the initiative bipartisan, President Obama acted alone in mid-November, promising $100 million in grants to specialized high schools — such as New York City's Pathways in Technology Early College High...
  • Cyber Monday clicking with more shoppers

    Cyber Monday clicking with more shoppers
    Machinery was purring gently. Boxes of Samsung televisions were stacked like blocks atop pallets on a glossy concrete floor. A shift supervisor waved jauntily as he zipped by on a red motorized chariot. At 10 a.m. at the Target.com fulfillment center in...
  • Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says

    Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
  • Cyber Monday set record as shoppers sought online bargains

    Bargain-hunting shoppers turned the latest Cyber Monday into the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with last year's Monday after Thanksgiving. Los Angeles was...
  • Technical problems, discord plagued health care site

    Technical problems, discord plagued health care site
    Although state officials have provided the public scant detail about the troubled launch of Maryland's version of Obamacare, emails and documents show that the project was beset behind the scenes for months by an array of technical issues, warring...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence'

    "Clever" is the word for Madeleine George's bright idea of writing a play about those go-to guys named Watson with the solution to every scientific mystery from AI to corrupted computer files. With helmer Leigh Silverman facilitating the dizzying time...
  • Ad Group Pushing For Family TV Selects Walmart CMO Stephen Quinn To Lead

    The chief marketing officer of Walmart, the giant retailer that has sponsored a handful of splashy family-friendly productions on NBC, will now lead a group of blue-chip advertisers devoted to the genre. Stephen Quinn, CMO of the Bentonville, Arkansas,...
  • Legalizing marijuana a foolish idea [Letter]

    Legalizing marijuana a foolish idea [Letter]
    Legalize a drug with virtually no beneficial effect which, when used as intended, causes feelings of extreme paranoia, hostility, anxiety and panic attacks? A "gateway" drug which will almost inevitably lead to an unquenchable craving in some for an...
  • Executive charged with sexually abusing teen

    Executive charged with sexually abusing teen
    A Chicago business executive was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 after being charged with having sex with a 14-year-old boy who he met on Craigslist last year, prosecutors said Saturday. Glenn A. Lapidus, 46, of the 2000 block of North Bissell Street...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...