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1. It all began with a strange email (valvesoftware.com)
874 points by julioc on June 15, 2012 | hide | 124 comments
2. How a Mexican Drug Cartel Makes Its Billions (nytimes.com)
452 points by jlees on June 15, 2012 | hide | 232 comments
3. The New MacBook Pro: Unfixable, Unhackable, Untenable (ifixit.org)
353 points by PedroCandeias on June 15, 2012 | hide | 341 comments
4. 9-Year-Old Who Changed School Lunches Silenced By Politicians (wired.com)
341 points by bcl on June 15, 2012 | hide | 115 comments
5. The Oatmeal's lawyer responds to FunnyJunk (scribd.com)
275 points by engtech on June 15, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
6. Tech press misses Google/Amazon name grab (scripting.com)
268 points by davewiner on June 15, 2012 | hide | 189 comments
7. A Skype call in Ethiopia will now get you 15 years in prison (venturebeat.com)
242 points by bane on June 15, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
8. How Depressives Surf the Web (nytimes.com)
219 points by sew on June 15, 2012 | hide | 112 comments
9. Facebook CTO Bret Taylor Departs (For Start-Ups Unknown) (allthingsd.com)
222 points by mlinsey on June 15, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
10. Dropbox' Public/ folders will be phased out soon (dropbox.com)
213 points by czottmann on June 15, 2012 | hide | 145 comments
11. Yammer agrees to Microsoft's $1 billion acquisition offer (wsj.com)
208 points by theli0nheart on June 15, 2012 | hide | 92 comments
12. The Slow Web (jackcheng.com)
205 points by rguzman on June 15, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
13. How 30 days without social media changed my life (stevecorona.com)
196 points by stevencorona on June 15, 2012 | hide | 104 comments
14. How to Talk to Human Beings (codinghorror.com)
179 points by stalled on June 15, 2012 | hide | 76 comments
15. Newegg Still Telling Customers That Installing New OS Violates Return Policy (consumerist.com)
171 points by mayneack on June 15, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
16. Heroku down? (heroku.com)
155 points by neeleshs on June 15, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
17. Announcing SPDY draft 2 implementation in nginx (nginx.org)
145 points by lysol on June 15, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
18. THN Magazine Stole Our Code and Design (hackermonthly.com)
142 points by dualogy on June 15, 2012 | hide | 133 comments
19. Amazon EC2 down? (amazon.com)
140 points by vini on June 15, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
20. Hacker Workspaces (coderwall.com)
135 points by bitsweet on June 15, 2012 | hide | 115 comments
21. The Anatomy of Profitable Freemium (wensing.tumblr.com)
133 points by wensing on June 15, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
22. Super-star programmers (economist.com)
126 points by lauterthanbombs on June 15, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
23. How Long Before VPNs Become Illegal? (torrentfreak.com)
105 points by nthitz on June 15, 2012 | hide | 59 comments
24. FLAC.js, Aurora, and the Future of Web Audio (badassjs.com)
106 points by devongovett on June 15, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
25. Tell HN: Heroku is Down (update: recovering as of 10PM PST)
100 points by timr on June 15, 2012 | hide | 110 comments
26. Why your web framework should not adopt Rack API (plataformatec.com.br)
90 points by carlosgaldino on June 15, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
27. Introducing SPDY (cloudflare.com)
88 points by jgrahamc on June 15, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
28. X-Tag - a cross-browser web components library (mozilla.github.com)
91 points by dandonkulous on June 15, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
29. Snow Crash movie to be written and directed by Joe Cornish (geek.com)
82 points by raywalters on June 15, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
30. Amazon RDS failure - data has been lost
82 points by akhkharu on June 15, 2012 | hide | 47 comments

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