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1. Google Buys Motorola For $12.5 Billion (techcrunch.com)
1214 points by iamben on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 369 comments
2. Warren Buffett: Stop coddling the super rich (nytimes.com)
605 points by asanwal on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 336 comments
3. Dear procrastinator
560 points by edo on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 139 comments
4. Edit like an Ace (github.com)
415 points by sant0sk1 on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
5. Things I’ve never heard a successful startup founder say (asmartbear.com)
356 points by jagira on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 97 comments
6. Joyent Open Sources SmartOS: Zones, ZFS, DTrace and KVM (smartos.org)
279 points by timf on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
7. Google to acquire Motorola (googleblog.blogspot.com)
274 points by borski on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
8. You can list a directory containing 8 million files But not with ls.. (olark.com)
268 points by bcx on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 89 comments
9. YC NYC, September 26 (ycnyc.com)
219 points by pg on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
10. Show HN: New way to search for used cars (my weekend project) (olegkikin.com)
160 points by oleg_kikin on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
11. Quotes from Android partners (google.com)
151 points by tzury on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
12. Startup Weebly takes profitable leap forward (sfgate.com)
128 points by pg on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
13. Official Steve Jobs biography set for November 21 release (9to5mac.com)
124 points by kenjackson on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
14. Mozilla to remove Firefox version numbers (extremetech.com)
117 points by lmathews on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
15. I’m sorry, but were you actually trying to remember your comical passwords? (troyhunt.com)
112 points by troyhunt on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
16. Why U.S. Broadband is So Slow (sonic.net)
108 points by bmf on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
17. Derek Sivers on a different way to be an entrepreneur (businessofsoftware.org)
108 points by neilgd on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
18. Show HN: my collaborative drawing webapp (awwapp.com)
100 points by senko on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
19. An alternative to employee options/equity grants (37signals.com)
93 points by InfinityX0 on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
20. Fluid Simulation for Video Games (part 1 of 10) (intel.com)
90 points by spacemanaki on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
21. How To Break Your Daily Caffeine Habit And Use Coffee Strategically (fastcompany.com)
90 points by driverdan on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
22. How You Should Go About Learning NoSQL (openmymind.net)
81 points by latch on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
23. How Linux mastered Wall Street (itworld.com)
83 points by abennett on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
24. Did Apple tamper with evidence in the German Apple v. Samsung case? (androidcentral.com)
81 points by recoiledsnake on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
25. Tech Companies Family Tree. Links between company founders and acquisitions (mashable.com)
78 points by iamwil on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
26. Show HN: My user-friendly outbound firewall for Mac (radiosilenceapp.com)
77 points by aparadja on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 81 comments
27. Building Windows 8 (msdn.com)
69 points by justanotheratom on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
28. When Children Attack... (linuxlock.blogspot.com)
68 points by g-garron on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
29. The website launch checklist (part 2) (agiliq.com)
64 points by shabda on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
30. Motorola had another suitor: Microsoft (gigaom.com)
62 points by fpgeek on Aug 15, 2011 | hide | 21 comments

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