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1. TikTok overtakes Facebook as most downloaded app (nikkei.com)
1007 points by em500 3 months ago | hide | 679 comments
2. Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained (2020) (reuters.com)
847 points by Crash0v3rid3 3 months ago | hide | 218 comments
3. Firefox 91 introduces enhanced cookie clearing (blog.mozilla.org)
695 points by arthuredelstein 3 months ago | hide | 224 comments
4. Culdesac Tempe: The first car-free neighborhood built from scratch in the US (culdesac.com)
597 points by foofoo4u 3 months ago | hide | 365 comments
5. Please log in with router's password (google.com)
583 points by fny 3 months ago | hide | 255 comments
6. Reducing CO2 emissions by targeting the world’s hyper-polluting power plants (oilprice.com)
451 points by vimy 3 months ago | hide | 114 comments
7. Launch YC S21: Meet the Batch, Thread #5
116 points by dang 3 months ago | hide | 121 comments
8. Elementary OS 6 Odin (elementary.io)
547 points by jdhawk 3 months ago | hide | 319 comments
9. Mexico is phasing out imports of glyphosate and GMO corn (thecounter.org)
353 points by walterbell 3 months ago | hide | 184 comments
10. American parents are sending their kids to 'Russian math' (2017) (wbur.org)
465 points by b8 3 months ago | hide | 525 comments
11. Apple says photos in iCloud will be checked by child abuse detection system (reuters.com)
461 points by shivbhatt 3 months ago | hide | 501 comments
12. OpenAI Codex (openai.com)
372 points by e0m 3 months ago | hide | 174 comments
13. How to Hack APIs in 2021 (detectify.com)
334 points by sharestuff 3 months ago | hide | 89 comments
14. Crows have been shown to understand the concept of zero (quantamagazine.org)
231 points by digital55 3 months ago | hide | 157 comments
15. MinIO: A Bare Metal Drop-In for AWS S3 (marksblogg.com)
260 points by todsacerdoti 3 months ago | hide | 120 comments
16. JPL's Plan for the Next Mars Helicopter (ieee.org)
170 points by samizdis 3 months ago | hide | 110 comments
17. How far could a spaceship go if we never ran out of thrust? (2020) (forbes.com/sites/startswithabang)
280 points by ec109685 3 months ago | hide | 331 comments
18. Turn your Android phone into SMS API gateway (github.com/traccar)
242 points by tananaev 3 months ago | hide | 118 comments
19. Stages of Denial (beyondloom.com)
225 points by clashmeifyoucan 3 months ago | hide | 117 comments
20. Unity to acquire Parsec for $320M (unity.com)
198 points by charlietran 3 months ago | hide | 88 comments
21. Vue 3.2 (vuejs.org)
289 points by web2033 3 months ago | hide | 151 comments
22. Flawed data led to a connection between time spent on devices and mental health (theconversation.com)
172 points by monort 3 months ago | hide | 121 comments
23. When zero cost abstractions aren't zero cost (polybdenum.com)
166 points by harporoeder 3 months ago | hide | 97 comments
24. Google employees who work from home could lose money (reuters.com)
380 points by pseudolus 3 months ago | hide | 681 comments
25. What happens if you stick your head in a particle accelerator? (2017) (aeon.co)
116 points by sakopov 3 months ago | hide | 48 comments
26. End of the line for Uber? (pluralistic.net)
308 points by Daishiman 3 months ago | hide | 329 comments
27. Incentives in Computer Science (columbia.edu)
154 points by simonpure 3 months ago | hide | 10 comments
28. $600M taken in largest DeFi hack to date (blockworks.co)
324 points by carlgreene 3 months ago | hide | 339 comments
29. Does this medieval fresco show a hallucinogenic mushroom in the Garden of Eden? (atlasobscura.com)
95 points by prismatic 3 months ago | hide | 106 comments
30. Newly designed 'smart' insulin could improve type 1 diabetes treatment (sciencealert.com)
113 points by lnyan 3 months ago | hide | 50 comments

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