Google, Oracle Engineers Enlist for Tech Surge

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Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Google, Red Hat, Oracle and other technology companies are contributing dozens of computer engineers and programmers to help the Obama administration fix the U.S. health-insurance exchange website. Bloomberg's Alex Payne reports on Bloomberg Television’s "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Day of trading.

From washington, repeated glitches that have plagued the rollout of extra -- insurance exchanges on healthcare.gov.

Big companies are sending in programmers to help fix the problems.

The white house is calling in a tech surge.

Is it really that bad?

The website still works kind of intermittently.

It was down most of the day yesterday.

While kathleen sebelius was testifying on the hill, it was down.

It is that error message you are showing on the screen right now.

What are they actually doing, the people involved in the tech surge?

Greg said to people they identified today will be doing a couple of things focused on trying to make improvements to the site get uploaded faster, and also write or ties in what is wrong with the site, what the biggest problems are.

What do we know about the people and the companies involved in the search?

-- involved in thesurge?

We don't know a ton.

This is the first time we have been told much about it, either quantifying it are telling us who is involved.

We don't know how many people are involved specifically.

The only companies that have been named are these three, google, red hat, and oracle.

Google and red hat declined to

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