“Ashamed and Embarrassed” LivingSocial Says Ongoing 30-Hour Outage Should End Overnight

The end of a technological nightmare appears to be in sight.
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HealthCare.gov Enrollment Falls Far Short of Target

Federal website brings 40,000 to 50,000 enrollees in private plans.

Following Flickr’s Redesign, SmugMug Revamps Its Service

Another shiny new option for photo-obsessed consumers.
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Congrats, Will and Kate! Now Give Us Back the Internet.

Feel like Royal Baby media coverage is 10 times worse than your friends’ incessant baby-picture-posting on Facebook, or has simply usurped more pressing issues, such as, perhaps, the economy? The Guardian has heard you: The British newspaper’s website has added a button to the upper-right-hand corner of its homepage to help you filter out the coverage of the wee royal. (It’s a boy, btw.) Feeling “Royalist”? Kate Middleton’s cherubic face will fill your homepage. More “Republican”? It’s back to soccer, golf and Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Smashing!

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PRISM Anxiety Disorder (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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The Race to Own Data Addressability Is Its Own “Game of Thrones”

A post-third-party cookie world is coming.
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Denial of Service Attacks Are Getting Bigger and Badder

A fire hose with 700 percent more unwanted water than before.
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Trulia Thinks Outside the Search Box for Smarter House-Hunting

Trulia Suggests promises a more intelligent, personalized way to search for a new home.
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House-Snooping App Homesnap Launches Website, Plans Android App

Can Homesnap, a mobile app that lets you peek at other people’s property values, compete with Zillow and Trulia?
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Amazon Website Goes Down (Update: For 49 Minutes)

A rare occurrence to be sure, but this afternoon Amazon’s homepage went down for many users.
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