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1. Google Has Officially Penalized Rap Genius For Link Schemes (searchengineland.com)
502 points by tomlemon on Dec 25, 2013 | 283 comments
2. How Google keeps employees by treating them like kids (2006) (aaronsw.com)
228 points by alnis on Dec 25, 2013 | 164 comments
3. Ruby 2.1 Released (ruby-lang.org)
219 points by teeray on Dec 25, 2013 | 51 comments
4. Lamdu - towards the next generation IDE (peaker.github.io)
200 points by mjn on Dec 25, 2013 | 88 comments
5. 0 A.D. Alpha 15 - Osiris (play0ad.com)
201 points by intull on Dec 25, 2013 | 47 comments
6. 4 apps, one weekend (bitar.io)
149 points by mobitar on Dec 25, 2013 | 59 comments
7. Should RapGenius be able to "negotiate" with Matt Cutts and Google?
122 points by pccampbell on Dec 25, 2013 | 94 comments
8. Google sues to protect Android device makers from Apple-backed patent hell (gigaom.com)
125 points by kirtijthorat on Dec 25, 2013 | 120 comments
9. Researchers publish Snapchat code allowing phone number matching (zdnet.com)
116 points by firemedicpro on Dec 25, 2013 | 41 comments
10. Claire Perry forces porn filter, then her page is blocked due to naughty words (forbes.com/sites/timworstall)
111 points by _bz2r on Dec 25, 2013 | 41 comments
11. Attach anything to anything with sugru and magnets (sugru.com)
109 points by 3stripe on Dec 25, 2013 | 37 comments
12. Google Destroys Rap Genius’ Search Result Rankings As Punishment For SEO Spam (techcrunch.com)
111 points by acremades on Dec 25, 2013 | 98 comments
13. Bit gold (2005) (unenumerated.blogspot.co.uk)
107 points by Tycho on Dec 25, 2013 | 88 comments
14. Santa made out of CSS - Merry Christmas everyone (codepen.io)
105 points by techaddict009 on Dec 25, 2013 | 10 comments
15. Dogewallet hacked - 21 Million Dogecoins stolen (doges.org)
98 points by svenkatesh on Dec 25, 2013 | 39 comments
16. Telegram secret chat geolocation leak (hackapp.com)
105 points by r721 on Dec 25, 2013 | 45 comments
17. Ruby 2.1: Profiling Ruby (tmm1.net)
102 points by tmm1 on Dec 25, 2013 | 15 comments
18. [dupe] Alternative Christmas Message - 4OD [UK] (channel4.com)
96 points by hobolobo on Dec 25, 2013 | 33 comments
19. OkTurtles + DNSNMC: Surveillance-free communication on your favorite websites (okturtles.com)
97 points by ropable on Dec 25, 2013 | 61 comments
20. Introducing itch.io: a marketplace for hosting indie games (leafo.net)
92 points by neur0mancer on Dec 25, 2013 | 35 comments
21. The fight over the Doves: A legendary typeface gets a second life (economist.com)
85 points by rayshan on Dec 25, 2013 | 12 comments
22. Rosetta Code (rosettacode.org)
73 points by bananacurve on Dec 25, 2013 | 12 comments
23. How to Hack the Developer Console to be Needlessly Interactive for Christmas (konklone.com)
69 points by limelight on Dec 25, 2013 | 14 comments
24. Use a real Windows 7 partition in Virtualbox / KVM / VMware Player under Linux (fds-team.de)
63 points by DarkPlayer on Dec 25, 2013 | 15 comments
25. Netflix: Non-'A' Players Unworthy of Jobs (slashdot.org)
62 points by wyclif on Dec 25, 2013 | 70 comments
26. Reserve Bank of India Cautions Users of Virtual Currencies Against Risks [pdf] (rbi.org.in)
61 points by wsxcde on Dec 25, 2013 | 29 comments
27. Oracle Tunes Java's Internal String Representation (infoq.com)
62 points by devBiscuit on Dec 25, 2013 | 24 comments
28. Pre-New-Year Check of PostgreSQL (viva64.com)
61 points by AndreyKarpov on Dec 25, 2013 | 25 comments
29. Thorium Core Cloud Desktop (kickstarter.com)
62 points by JIghtuse on Dec 25, 2013 | 31 comments
30. Why I stopped using Spring (johannesbrodwall.com)
55 points by lavaguru on Dec 25, 2013 | 46 comments

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