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1. Apple blocks Google from running its internal iOS apps (theverge.com)
882 points by rising-sky on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 641 comments
2. Product-building articles by PMs at major tech companies (find.xyz)
430 points by itsrishabh on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 101 comments
3. U.S. Changes Visa Process for High-Skilled Workers (wsj.com)
469 points by godelmachine on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 613 comments
4. The UAE’s secret hacking team of U.S. mercenaries (reuters.com)
342 points by betolink on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 150 comments
5. Write tests. Not too many. Mostly integration (2017) (kentcdodds.com)
331 points by AlexanderDhoore on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 152 comments
6. Google Cloud Firestore NoSQL database is in GA (cloud.google.com)
283 points by markoa on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 154 comments
7. [dupe] Facebook Referred to Kids as Young as Five as “Whales” for Its Monetized Games (usgamer.net)
472 points by throwaway2048 on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 298 comments
8. Criminals Are Tapping into the Phone Network Backbone to Empty Bank Accounts (vice.com)
244 points by secfirstmd on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 153 comments
9. How many .com domain names are unused? (singaporedatacompany.com)
275 points by jekor on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 207 comments
10. Something mysterious is blocking car key fobs from working in an Alberta town (cbc.ca)
224 points by drpgq on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 186 comments
11. A Coder Who Became a Crime Boss (wired.com)
291 points by Elof on Jan 30, 2019 | hide | 66 comments
12. Extramaze: Using Racket, PostgreSQL, AWS, but no ads or JavaScript (2018) (greghendershott.com)
218 points by aeontech on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 36 comments
13. Stealing the Enemy's Urban Advantage: The Battle of Sadr City (usma.edu)
246 points by jspencer508 on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 207 comments
14. Everything you ever wanted to know about building a secure password reset (2012) (troyhunt.com)
201 points by colinprince on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 108 comments
15. A KGB agent shipped a Sidewinder missile by mail to Moscow (2017) (nationalinterest.org)
239 points by rishabhd on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 100 comments
16. Lombok makes Java cool again (grubhub.com)
187 points by rdonovan on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 234 comments
17. How to teach programming to your loved ones [video] (ccc.de)
158 points by n-izem on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 44 comments
18. A proposed API for full-memory encryption (lwn.net)
149 points by l2dy on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 40 comments
19. UltraViolet DRM will close on July 31, 2019 (myuv.com)
134 points by evanweaver on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 133 comments
20. Gödel's Theorem (bactra.org)
143 points by bookofjoe on Jan 30, 2019 | hide | 95 comments
21. Ask HN: Top three questions for a startup before accepting a job offer?
301 points by wrestlerman on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 118 comments
22. Skirting U.S. sanctions, Europeans launch trade mechanism for Iran (reuters.com)
317 points by betahiker on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 294 comments
23. Simulating blobs of fluid (peeke.nl)
178 points by peeke on Jan 30, 2019 | hide | 25 comments
24. This is Your Brain Off Facebook - study offers glimpse of unplugging (nytimes.com)
174 points by pseudolus on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 68 comments
25. Cal Newport on Why We'll Look Back at Our Smartphones Like Cigarettes (gq.com)
246 points by dhh2106 on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 160 comments
26. CCPA Will Hit Dev Teams Harder Than GDPR (tonic.ai)
199 points by icoe on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 167 comments
27. Racket v7.2 (racket-lang.org)
225 points by ethelward on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 76 comments
28. Faster hash joiner with vectorized execution (cockroachlabs.com)
120 points by jordanlewis on Jan 31, 2019 | hide | 19 comments
29. The first synthetic element (nature.com)
77 points by pseudolus on Jan 30, 2019 | hide | 2 comments
30. Time Running Out for Beloved Mechanical Horse-Race Game in Vegas (atlasobscura.com)
76 points by bcaulfield on Jan 30, 2019 | hide | 18 comments

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