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1. Mozilla Will Stop Developing and Selling Firefox OS Smartphones (techcrunch.com)
529 points by kevining on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 322 comments
2. Who Y Combinator Companies Want (triplebyte.com)
667 points by Harj on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 527 comments
3. After a ten-year hiatus, NetHack 3.6 (nethack.org)
451 points by Alex3917 on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 128 comments
4. Focus by Firefox, a Content Blocker for iOS (blog.mozilla.org)
446 points by special_guest on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 255 comments
5. Chicago and Los Angeles Are Next Up for Google Fiber (techcrunch.com)
325 points by iamlacroix on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 218 comments
6. Choosing an HTTP Status Code (racksburg.com)
445 points by wtbob on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 119 comments
7. How Elmo Ruined Sesame Street (kotaku.com)
348 points by bufordsharkley on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 187 comments
8. We ditched Google Analytics (spideroak.com)
490 points by felipebueno on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 262 comments
9. Private key for *.xboxlive.com certificate disclosed (microsoft.com)
215 points by hannob on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 41 comments
10. Learn to play chess online (chesscademy.com)
207 points by cmdz0rd on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 70 comments
11. Attack on DNS root servers (root-servers.org)
182 points by sajal83 on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 90 comments
12. Tell HN: Peter Roberts, immigration lawyer for YC, will do an AMA this Friday
156 points by dang on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 26 comments
13. American satellite started transmitting again after being abandoned in 1967 (thevintagenews.com)
167 points by csirac2 on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 33 comments
14. Readings in Database Systems, 5th Edition (redbook.io)
189 points by timf on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 34 comments
15. Does Google crawl dynamic content? (centrical.com)
165 points by pstadler on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 59 comments
16. The "Bush hid the facts" bug (wikipedia.org)
139 points by nateberkopec on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 28 comments
17. What Makes Tom Hanks Look Like Tom Hanks: Modeling a person from photos (washington.edu)
210 points by dluan on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 41 comments
18. Reading the World in 196 Books (2014) (bbc.com)
102 points by tokenadult on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 1 comment
19. The convergence of compilers, build systems and package managers (ezyang.com)
100 points by vimes656 on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 40 comments
20. When Undercover Credit Card Buys Go Bad (krebsonsecurity.com)
161 points by kawera on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 80 comments
21. The cult of genius? (infoproc.blogspot.com)
62 points by jonnybgood on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 27 comments
22. How Jane Vonnegut Made Kurt Vonnegut a Writer (newyorker.com)
64 points by dnetesn on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 4 comments
23. After Silicon Valley, Stockholm produces highest number of “unicorns” per capita (forbes.com/sites/knowledgewharton)
112 points by adventured on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 55 comments
24. The Linguistics of 'YouTube Voice' (theatlantic.com)
83 points by nmcfarl on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 38 comments
25. Astronaut Selection (nasa.gov)
120 points by DanielRibeiro on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 110 comments
26. The era of distrust and disloyalty (gerrymcgovern.com)
72 points by joeyespo on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 46 comments
27. Siege – HTTP load tester and benchmarking utility (github.com/joedog)
64 points by enesunal on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 23 comments
28. Undercover Activists Buy Off Professors in Climate Sting (good.is)
196 points by hiraki9 on Dec 8, 2015 | hide | 91 comments
29. The Sports Bubble Is About to Pop (thedailybeast.com)
153 points by gabbo on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 168 comments
30. Possible biochemical mechanism underlying long-term memories identified (kurzweilai.net)
34 points by DrScump on Dec 7, 2015 | hide | 2 comments

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