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1. Project Tango (google.com)
815 points by psbp on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 339 comments
2. Your Path to a $16B exit? Build a J2ME App (blog.textit.in)
489 points by nicpottier on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 234 comments
3. Inside DuckDuckGo, Google's Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor (fastcolabs.com)
462 points by marban on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 236 comments
4. Questions People Ask When I Tell Them I Own an Airplane (fivezeromike.com)
393 points by jeiting on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 245 comments
5. So very sad to hear about the passing of Ruby legend Jim Weirich (twitter.com)
413 points by davidchua on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 62 comments
6. Jim Weirich's final GitHub commit (github.com)
400 points by dakull on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
7. Banking Startup Simple Acquired for $117M, Will Continue to Operate Separately (techcrunch.com)
280 points by uptown on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 208 comments
8. Y Not – Adventures in Functional Programming (2012) (confreaks.com)
254 points by fredwu on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
9. I don't know, Timmy, being God is a big responsibility (qntm.org)
226 points by negativity on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 112 comments
10. Bitcrypt broken (cassidiancybersecurity.com)
221 points by pedro84 on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 87 comments
11. Leaving Google (tbray.org)
210 points by blearyeyed on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 217 comments
12. Who helps your Linux distribution run smoothly? Thank a packager today (opensource.com)
215 points by Tsiolkovsky on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
13. WhatsApp issued takedown against alternative clients a week before acquisition (raw.github.com)
208 points by martinml on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
14. The Rent Is Too Damn High: The Enormous Cost of Letting Finance Rule (jacobinmag.com)
147 points by pje on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 190 comments
15. Scaling to millions of simultaneous connections (2012) [pdf] (erlang-factory.com)
147 points by pitchups on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
16. Building Cordova apps for Firefox OS (hacks.mozilla.org)
143 points by jweathersby on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 30 comments
17. Results of the SQL Performance Quiz (use-the-index-luke.com)
133 points by randomdrake on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 93 comments
18. The Game Changed in Venezuela Last Night and the Media Is Asleep At the Switch (caracaschronicles.com)
131 points by swohns on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
19. Fundraising Mistakes Founders Make (samaltman.com)
132 points by rickharrison on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
20. Tesla CEO Musk on Battery Factor, Model X, Apple [video] (bloomberg.com)
123 points by davidbarker on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 45 comments
21. Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America (mentalfloss.com)
120 points by leothekim on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 192 comments
22. Ukraine protests: Before and after photos from Kiev's battle zone (abc.net.au)
120 points by pserwylo on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 114 comments
23. Venezuela's Internet Crackdown Escalates into Regional Blackout (eff.org)
119 points by 1zq on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
24. Aereo loses copyright fight, gets banned in 6 states (arstechnica.com)
112 points by r0h1n on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
25. Vienna again named world's most liveable city (reuters.com)
104 points by bookwormAT on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 109 comments
26. Yasp – Web-based emulator, assembler for students learning assembly language (yasp.me)
104 points by luto on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
27. There is now an API to build low-volume hardware products (gigaom.com)
99 points by seddona on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
28. Cable lobby rebuffed in attempt to ban public broadband networks (arstechnica.com)
91 points by Jtsummers on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 9 comments
29. Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Arrested By The FBI (techcrunch.com)
93 points by dutchbrit on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 79 comments
30. Ask HN: Best Open Source Phonegap and Titanium Apps?
85 points by candeira on Feb 20, 2014 | hide | 47 comments

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