Oracle Corp. pulls programmers from Cover Oregon

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

The tech company withdrew 100 software developers trying to salvage the online health insurance exchange.

In the past week about 100 Oracle employees have peeled off the Cover Oregon project, leaving approximately 65 in place. State officials have repeatedly blamed its failed health exchange website on Oracle’s shoddy work and missed deadlines.

Though the state had stopped paying Oracle, the two sides kept an uneasy truce, with the company essentially agreeing to fix the most serious bugs for free, documents show. Now, however, the remaining Oracle employees will, according to multiple sources, work only on maintenance and operations. That means that the company’s work on finishing the site has largely ceased -- whether permanently or not remains unclear.

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