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'Civic tech' firms driving government transparency

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City governments from San Francisco to Palo Alto and Dublin -- even down to the financially troubled city of Bell in Southern California -- are using startup technology to open a window into government spending at an unprecedented level of detail. 
Some of San Francisco-based Reddit's most popular content remained hidden from its users on Friday as the heavily trafficked site's volunteer moderators staged a massive protest after the firing of a beloved employee.
 
 
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Fountain can help users get their home improvement questions answered by on-call experts via text, call or video chat.  
 
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Intel President Renee James is leaving Intel to pursue a CEO job with another company. Her departure was one of a series of management changes and reorganizations announced Thursday by CEO Brian Krzanich. He was named CEO and she was made president of the semiconductor giant on the same day two years ago.  
 
 
 
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Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast. 
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.