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1. Apple takes legal action against small company with pear logo (iphoneincanada.ca)
771 points by _qulr on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 333 comments
2. Show HN: Hndex.org – a full-text search engine of articles submitted to HN (hndex.org)
442 points by mcovalt on Aug 7, 2020 | hide | 78 comments
3. C.I.A. Lacing (2014) (fieggen.com)
218 points by scrps on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 89 comments
4. UPI: India's Unified Payments Interface (the-other-side.blog)
345 points by zero_kool on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 178 comments
5. Alcohol as a social technology to check the trustworthiness of others (2014) (hndex.org)
360 points by hawkoy on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 391 comments
6. Google speakers are listening to more than just voice commands (protocol.com)
321 points by kiyanwang on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 274 comments
7. Reverse-engineering the Intel 8086's instruction register (righto.com)
229 points by picture on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 55 comments
8. IAM is hard – Thoughts on $80M fine from the Capital One Breach (twitter.com/kmcquade3)
241 points by bharatsb on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 122 comments
9. Wheat yield potential in controlled-environment vertical farms (pnas.org)
106 points by tosh on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 188 comments
10. Electric cooker an easy, efficient way to sanitize N95 masks, study finds (illinois.edu)
201 points by johnny313 on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 126 comments
11. Snapdragon chip flaws put 1B Android phones at risk of data theft (arstechnica.com)
247 points by jiripospisil on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 118 comments
12. The Psychedelic Inspiration for Hypercard (2018) (mondo2000.com)
229 points by bobbiechen on Aug 7, 2020 | hide | 109 comments
13. Drivers who keep their windows down are exposed to 80 percent more air pollution (surrey.ac.uk)
207 points by clouddrover on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 228 comments
14. Ask and Show HN: Ever coded for love? Willing to share?
359 points by throwaway3189 on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 214 comments
15. Debt collector profits soar with people flush and easy to find (bloomberg.com)
204 points by pseudolus on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 181 comments
16. Oatly: The New Coke? (divinations.substack.com)
456 points by dshipper on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 410 comments
17. So You Want to Learn Physics (2016) (susanjfowler.com)
249 points by apsec112 on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 124 comments
18. How Chinese Officials Hijacked My Company (wsj.com)
329 points by ilamont on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 249 comments
19. Water beetles that survive being swallowed by frogs (scientificamerican.com)
87 points by zenit-mf-1 on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 22 comments
20. Why Apple believes it’s an AI leader–and why it says critics have it all wrong (arstechnica.com)
175 points by arunbahl on Aug 7, 2020 | hide | 208 comments
21. Florida Current is weaker now than at any point in the past century (whoi.edu)
71 points by hhs on Aug 7, 2020 | hide | 15 comments
22. Audio from Scratch with Go: Extracting Breakpoints (dylanmeeus.github.io)
146 points by Insanity on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 25 comments
23. Popcorn Computer’s Pocket P.C. Open Sourced (popcorncomputer.com)
126 points by nullagent on Aug 7, 2020 | hide | 62 comments
24. An attempt to make a font look more handwritten (jvns.ca)
171 points by zdw on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 47 comments
25. Speculative Dereferencing of Registers: Reviving Foreshadow [pdf] (arxiv.org)
168 points by beefhash on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 53 comments
26. Bootstrap finance and the cost of other people's money [pdf] (cust.edu.pk)
111 points by sturza on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 33 comments
27. Cheap FPGA Development Boards (joelw.id.au)
124 points by homarp on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 61 comments
28. A Linux driver to connect PATA/IDE directly to GPIO (github.com/manawyrm)
146 points by crizzlenizzle on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 25 comments
29. How to become a good theoretical physicist (goodtheorist.science)
95 points by apsec112 on Aug 7, 2020 | hide | 50 comments
30. Smartphone Hardening non-root Guide 2.0 (for normal people) (lemmy.ml)
107 points by URfejk on Aug 8, 2020 | hide | 29 comments

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