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1. Victory for Net Neutrality in Europe (juliareda.eu)
547 points by jrepin on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 174 comments
2. Google Takes on Uber with New Ride-Share Service (wsj.com)
596 points by coloneltcb on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 461 comments
3. SEC awards $22M to Monsanto whistleblower (reuters.com)
285 points by rch on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 119 comments
4. AWS S3 open source alternative written in Go (minio.io)
405 points by krishnasrinivas on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 131 comments
5. Jessica Livingston: How to Build the Future (ycombinator.com)
290 points by sama on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 84 comments
6. Infrastructure for Deep Learning (openai.com)
278 points by yigitdemirag on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 67 comments
7. Commission says Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13B to Apple (rte.ie)
417 points by Oletros on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 419 comments
8. Chinese CA WoSign faces revocation after possibly issuing fake certificates (percya.com)
272 points by tombrossman on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 110 comments
9. Gonorrhea Is Becoming Untreatable, U.N. Health Officials Warn (npr.org)
212 points by bootload on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 183 comments
10. Paddle: Baidu's open source deep learning framework (github.com/baidu)
230 points by thinxer on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 19 comments
11. Facebook recommended that a psychiatrist’s patients friend each other (fusion.net)
346 points by deep_attention on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 220 comments
12. Google+ Redesigned (plus.google.com)
194 points by uptown on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 273 comments
13. California bans ITT tech from accepting new students (latimes.com)
293 points by emeraldd on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 312 comments
14. FSU research team makes Zika drug breakthrough (fsu.edu)
147 points by nikunjk on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 21 comments
15. “Baffling” “signal” “from HD 164595” is probably none of the above (setiathome.berkeley.edu)
234 points by dak1 on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 41 comments
16. Born to Rest (harvardmagazine.com)
153 points by paulpauper on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 149 comments
17. Doc2text – Detect text blocks and OCR poorly scanned PDFs in bulk (github.com/jlsutherland)
161 points by jlsutherland on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 19 comments
18. A Brief History of the College Textbook Pricing Racket (atlasobscura.com)
137 points by yitchelle on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 93 comments
19. Talk of a Split from Docker (thenewstack.io)
323 points by iamthemuffinman on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 204 comments
20. Startup accused of scamming employees scrubs its online presence (techcrunch.com)
208 points by smb06 on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 52 comments
21. The CIA’s Venture-Capital Firm, Like Its Sponsor, Operates in the Shadows (wsj.com)
104 points by petethomas on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 41 comments
22. Former Sequoia partners: The Midwest is the future of startups (venturebeat.com)
175 points by vollmarj on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 260 comments
23. The Greater Honeyguide, a Bird That Understands Humans (audubon.org)
92 points by breitling on Aug 29, 2016 | hide | 11 comments
24. Decoupled Neural Interfaces Using Synthetic Gradients (deepmind.com)
130 points by yigitdemirag on Aug 29, 2016 | hide | 26 comments
25. Browser Bloat (1996) (miken.com)
118 points by laktak on Aug 29, 2016 | hide | 82 comments
26. Hardening Compiler Flags for NixOS (mayflower.de)
113 points by ivank on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 32 comments
27. Ruminations on D: An Interview with Walter Bright (dlang.org)
156 points by Halienja on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 78 comments
28. Hacked: Investigating an Intrusion on My Server (frantzmiccoli.com)
100 points by frantzmiccoli on Aug 29, 2016 | hide | 36 comments
29. Paid $75k to Love a Brand on Instagram – Is It an Ad? (nytimes.com)
160 points by mantesso on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 152 comments
30. Job Descriptions Should Be Better (professorbeekums.com)
121 points by beekums on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 65 comments

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