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It looks like President Barack Obama's fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable sign-up numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder. Two months in and out of the repair shop have left significantly less time to fulfill the White House goal of enrolling 7 million people by the end of open enrollment on March 31. Signups were just over 100,000 nationally as of the end of October. The 36 states served by the federal government's website accounted for a paltry one-fourth of that, fewer than 27,000 people. But officials now say an additional 29,000 people enrolled through the revamped HealthCare.gov in just two days at the start of this week, despite heavy volume that not long ago would have caused the system to lock up. Shares of chip maker Intel jumped nearly 2.5% in pre-market trading after receiving a favorable upgrade from an analyst at Citi. The Associated Press reports Intel's stock was boosted from "Neutral" to "Buy" by Citi's Glen Yeung, saying the company's guidance for PC shipments could finish better than expected despite the market's continued decline. The stock has held steady for most of the year, hovering around the $20-$25 range. According to 2017 estimates, tablet shipments will reach 386 million, a sharp jump compared to the 221.3 million forecast for this year. Apple's iBeacon will find its way to Apple Store customer pockets on Friday. Apple will start using the iBeacon feature built into iOS 7 to be a personal shopper for customers on Friday at its 254 stores across the US. As long as a user has Apple's official Store app installed and allows the program to track his or her location, it can provide insight into what they're near in the store, as well as provide order updates that can be shared with sales staff on the floor. One of the more interesting tools Apple has built into iBeacon is the ability to determine upgrade eligibility on the iPhone. Facebook announced that it was changing the way it...