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1. WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using app (arstechnica.com)
2254 points by erwinmatijsen 57 days ago | hide | 1146 comments
2. No meetings, no deadlines, no full-time employees (sahillavingia.com)
1329 points by sahillavingia 56 days ago | hide | 517 comments
3. Facebook Indefinitely Suspends Trump (facebook.com)
953 points by jaredwiener 56 days ago | hide | 1293 comments
4. Poll: Switching from WhatsApp
1004 points by ColinWright 56 days ago | hide | 945 comments
5. Dissecting the Apple M1 GPU, part I (rosenzweig.io)
552 points by caution 56 days ago | hide | 141 comments
6. Simple Bank Is Closing (oregonlive.com)
512 points by roberto8647 56 days ago | hide | 599 comments
7. The account of realDonaldTrump will be locked for 12 hours (twitter.com/twittersafety)
678 points by edward 57 days ago | hide | 1143 comments
8. Nuclear lighthouses built by the Soviets in the Arctic [video] (bbc.com)
478 points by etimberg 56 days ago | hide | 251 comments
9. DOJ fines Boeing over $2.5B, charges it with fraud conspiracy (cnbc.com)
305 points by Lapz 56 days ago | hide | 120 comments
10. A physical breach is a nightmare scenario for Capitol IT (twitter.com/jacobian)
316 points by rmason 56 days ago | hide | 167 comments
11. Traffic Simulator (traffic-simulation.de)
542 points by eecc 56 days ago | hide | 140 comments
12. A Look at the CPU Security Mitigation Costs Three Years After Spectre/Meltdown (phoronix.com)
285 points by zdw 57 days ago | hide | 121 comments
13. Thonny: A hassle-free Python micro-IDE (thonny.org)
313 points by nine_k 56 days ago | hide | 102 comments
14. Epic acquires RAD Game Tools (epicgames.com)
262 points by jsheard 56 days ago | hide | 186 comments
15. Infosec implications of the US Capitol physical breach (twitter.com/neurovagrant)
378 points by ytpete 57 days ago | hide | 505 comments
16. CVE-2021-3011: Key recovery on Google Titan Key (ninjalab.io)
237 points by hexa- 56 days ago | hide | 80 comments
17. Donate to Signal (signal.org)
458 points by nanna 56 days ago | hide | 145 comments
18. Boeing charged with 737 Max fraud conspiracy and agrees to pay over $2.5B (justice.gov)
407 points by edward 56 days ago | hide | 253 comments
19. Who Wants to Be a Thousandaire? (2011) (damninteresting.com)
185 points by vinnyglennon 57 days ago | hide | 110 comments
20. Show HN: v8-riscv — Port of JavaScript V8 engine to RISC-V (github.com/v8-riscv)
123 points by partingshots 57 days ago | hide | 54 comments
21. Shooting photos with an IMAX projector lens (theslantedlens.com)
173 points by dmitrygr 57 days ago | hide | 63 comments
22. Show HN: I built an intercom for my 6 yo to keep us connected during quarantine (chordata.cc)
181 points by daylankifky 56 days ago | hide | 123 comments
23. M1 Macs cannot support dual Extended displays through their Thunderbolt 3 ports (caldigit.com)
219 points by juliangamble 57 days ago | hide | 260 comments
24. OpenBoard – FOSS Keyboard for Android which respects your privacy (github.com/dslul)
192 points by mikepechadotcom 56 days ago | hide | 151 comments
25. Show HN: Leet Resumes – a free technical resume-writing service (leetresumes.com)
147 points by mcenedella 56 days ago | hide | 109 comments
26. Groundhog: Addressing the Threat That R Poses to Reproducible Research (datacolada.org)
161 points by snakeboy 58 days ago | hide | 120 comments
27. New hard disk write head analytical technology can increase hard disk capacities (tohoku.ac.jp)
94 points by XzetaU8 56 days ago | hide | 51 comments
28. I Replaced Baremetrics and ChartMogul with Rake (keygen.sh)
99 points by ezekg 58 days ago | hide | 38 comments
29. Encrypted Client Hello: The Future of ESNI in Firefox (blog.mozilla.org)
153 points by todsacerdoti 56 days ago | hide | 82 comments
30. Decoding the Peloton (ihaque.org)
162 points by _ihaque 57 days ago | hide | 115 comments

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