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1. Salesforce Buys Heroku (YC W08) For $212 Million In Cash (techcrunch.com)
717 points by gspyrou on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 198 comments
2. How I Screwed Up My Google Acquisition (codusoperandi.com)
472 points by jayro on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 103 comments
3. I always forget the argument order of the `ln -s` command (reddit.com)
252 points by pepsi_can on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 123 comments
4. Visa.com Now Also Down Under DDoS (news.blogs.cnn.com)
242 points by thecoffman on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 256 comments
5. Yesterday I had this crazy idea: People pay me $15, I make them a web design (designfor15bucks.com)
230 points by TheCoreh on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 176 comments
6. Stanford CS Book: Mining of Massive Datasets [pdf] (stanford.edu)
227 points by yarapavan on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
7. This is experimental. However, it could start a revolution in information access (imgur.com)
208 points by fogus on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 91 comments
8. MasterCard under DDOS, can't process SecureCode online payments (securetrading.com)
204 points by gasull on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 188 comments
9. EFF: Say No to Online Censorship (eff.org)
189 points by jdp23 on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 44 comments
10. PayPal: "State Department Said It Was Illegal" (techcrunch.com)
173 points by jeremyjarvis on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 137 comments
11. Copyright troll lawsuit blows up in face of Righthaven (eff.org)
162 points by grellas on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 30 comments
12. Tips for Intermediate Git Users (andyjeffries.co.uk)
158 points by rohitarondekar on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
13. A table that should exist in all projects with a database (cherouvim.com)
146 points by fogus on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 63 comments
14. Anonymous in The Economist (economist.com)
137 points by mcantelon on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 69 comments
15. Lanyrd feeds: never miss out on a conference (lanyrd.com)
133 points by simonw on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 43 comments
16. A Chrome extension to avoid the Stack Overflow ripoffs (chrome.google.com)
126 points by jlangenauer on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 48 comments
17. Ditching 200K of C++ for 30K of Scheme (racket-lang.org)
124 points by swannodette on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
18. New York Times - Chrome version (nytimes.com)
104 points by Uncle_Sam on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 66 comments
19. 250 Free Online Courses from Top Universities (openculture.com)
95 points by jamesbritt on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 2 comments
20. Let's make the web faster: Tools to discover and improve your site performance (code.google.com)
93 points by mace on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
21. SpaceX craft launches from Florida (cnn.com)
87 points by MikeCapone on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
22. Ask HN: Advice for self-publishing books
80 points by andr on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
23. Tracking Every Release (etsy.com)
78 points by rudd on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
24. Objects vs closures (csail.mit.edu)
74 points by prog on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
25. SpaceX falcon9 launch (spacex.com)
73 points by younata on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 11 comments
26. Google's AROUND Operator for Proximity Search (googlesystem.blogspot.com)
69 points by danh on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 8 comments
27. Heroku: The Next Level (Salesforce.com acquisition) (heroku.com)
66 points by vamsee on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 21 comments
28. Everything a Hacker Needs to Know about Getting Busted by the Feds (1997) (textfiles.com)
64 points by sp332 on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
29. The Singularity in Our Past (umich.edu)
62 points by evgenit on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 49 comments
30. The Groupon Editorial Manual (docs.google.com)
58 points by emilepetrone on Dec 8, 2010 | hide | 13 comments

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