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1. PostgreSQL Rising (wekeroad.com)
506 points by petercooper on July 19, 2012 | hide | 194 comments
2. EFF, Reddit, Mozilla, others launch Internet Defense League and Cat Signal (internetdefenseleague.org)
429 points by mtgx on July 19, 2012 | hide | 140 comments
3. Watch what you store on SkyDrive–you may lose your Microsoft life (wmpoweruser.com)
326 points by yread on July 19, 2012 | hide | 203 comments
4. Living with HTTPS (imperialviolet.org)
326 points by daniel02216 on July 19, 2012 | hide | 126 comments
5. 15-Year-Old Maker Astronomically Improves Pancreatic Cancer Test (makezine.com)
285 points by swombat on July 19, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
6. Lightning captured at 7,207 images per second (thekidshouldseethis.com)
274 points by yk on July 19, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
7. Microsoft reports first quarterly loss ever (msn.com)
272 points by sbashyal on July 19, 2012 | hide | 116 comments
8. Tell, don't ask (thoughtbot.com)
216 points by djacobs on July 19, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
9. Windows Executable Walkthrough Graphic (corkami.com)
209 points by philthom on July 19, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
10. Unbreakable crypto: Store a 30-character password in your subconscious memory (extremetech.com)
208 points by mrsebastian on July 19, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
11. New High I/O EC2 Instance Type - hi1.4xlarge - 2 TB of SSD-Backed Storage (aws.typepad.com)
196 points by jeffbarr on July 19, 2012 | hide | 102 comments
12. Firefox 15 plugs the add-on leaks (blog.mozilla.org)
177 points by AndrewDucker on July 19, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
13. Microsoft employee on stack ranking and its 'most universally hated exec' (networkworld.com)
171 points by boopsie on July 19, 2012 | hide | 123 comments
14. Backbone.js: Hacker's Guide (dailyjs.com)
160 points by jashkenas on July 19, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
15. Inconsolata (levien.com)
156 points by Cieplak on July 19, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
16. Real Time Multiplayer in HTML5 (buildnewgames.com)
150 points by EtienneK on July 19, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
17. How did we come to believe saturated fat and cholesterol are bad for us? (eatingacademy.com)
143 points by fhoxh on July 19, 2012 | hide | 181 comments
18. Introducing Ubuntu Web Apps: setting the web free of the browser (canonical.com)
138 points by sciurus on July 19, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
19. Heroku Releases Free PostgreSQL App for OSX (techcrunch.com)
133 points by craigkerstiens on July 19, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
20. Epicyclic Gearing (ocks.org)
131 points by llambda on July 19, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
21. Shell social media oil spill a 'coordinated online assassination' (theage.com.au)
119 points by nreece on July 19, 2012 | hide | 111 comments
22. Microsoft Expected To Post First Ever Quarterly Loss In Its History (cbs19.tv)
117 points by z92 on July 19, 2012 | hide | 85 comments
23. Microsoft Open Sources their Entity Framework ORM (hanselman.com)
112 points by jmcqk6 on July 19, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
24. Mozilla Wants Hundreds Of Thousands Of Firefox OS Developers (techweekeurope.co.uk)
107 points by maudlinmau5 on July 19, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
25. The real reason Marissa Mayer left Google: She had to (venturebeat.com)
100 points by vtry on July 19, 2012 | hide | 109 comments
26. Women in Tech: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. (techcrunch.com)
85 points by kunle on July 19, 2012 | hide | 120 comments
27. Apple granted broad mobile patent (macworld.co.uk)
85 points by ianox on July 19, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
28. Shoehorning startups into the VC model (cdixon.org)
82 points by darrelsumi on July 19, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
29. Benchmarking High Performance I/O with SSD for Cassandra on AWS (netflix.com)
79 points by riffraff on July 19, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
30. Google Chrome Web Lab is now live in beta. (chromeweblab.com)
75 points by Brajeshwar on July 19, 2012 | hide | 14 comments

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