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Show HN: A pure Go library for interacting with LLVM IR

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SpaceX will launch its second rocket in 48 hours on Sunday

Here’s how to watch the launch. SpaceX is hitting a number of milestones this weekend. On Friday, Elon Musk’s space transportation company launched and landed a use...

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9 important foods you aren't eating that you should be this summer

Sure, you know one of the best ways to improve your diet is to cut back on red meat and sweets. But what about the things you can add to your diet for improved health? The ite...

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Tumblr says it fixed the ‘Safe Mode’ glitch that hid innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content

 Tumblr this week introduced a “safe mode” for its service, which combines the company’s previously avai...

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'Stack Clash' Linux Flaw Enables Root Access. Patch Now

msm1267 writes: Linux, BSD, Solaris and other open source systems are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation vulnerability known as Stack Clash that allows an attacker to...

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Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by the Ethereum flash crash

 Earlier this week, GDAX, the digital currency exchange run by Coinbase experienced a flash crash in its USD – Ethereum market. Within secon...

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Relevnt launches a publisher-centric news app

 Florida startup Relevnt is experimenting with a new approach to online publishing. Founder and CEO Winder Hughes said that it’s become u...

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Why a U.S. Destroyer Failed to Dodge a Cargo Ship

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Whole Foods' CEO described his deal with Amazon as a 'dream come true,' but investors want more (AMZN, WFM)

When Amazon on Friday announced a $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods, John Mackey, the CEO of Whole Foods, could barely contain his enthusiasm. In a town hall with employee...

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5 burning questions Blue Apron’s IPO is about to answer

 Blue Apron will be going public in short order, kicking off the second big major consumer IPO of 2017. It’s nowhere near as big as Snap, bu...

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Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items

 If our civilization collapses and archaeologists return centuries later to excavate our ruins, what will they make of our storage facilities? Will they see t...

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Essential gadgets for throwing the best SmartBarbecue

Every summer, when the sun is hot and everyone is drowning in sweat, barbecue invitations go out. While these get-togethers create the perfect setting to catch up with o...

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A 'cutting-edge' Confederate death trap inspired today's sub - CNET

From CNET Magazine: The H.L. Hunley was the first sub to sink an enemy ship. It was also a playbook on how not to design a submarine...

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If You Can’t Ban Cars Downtown, Just Take Away the Parking Spaces

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Former Slashdot Contributor Jon Katz Believes He Can Talk To Animals

Long-time Slashdot reader destinyland got a surprise when he visited his local bookstore: Jon Katz turns 70 this August, and he's published a new book called Talk...

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Pinterest is pushing its visual search engine for the real world — and it could upend the advertising business

While Google and Facebook still dominate the beach at the Cannes advertising festival and Snapchat has a pop-up Ferris wheel, Pinterest's presence is noticeably m...

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COWEN: We counted at least 7 retail companies that can't get eaten up by Amazon (AMZN, COST, WFM, ROST, WMT, TJX, TIF, LVMH, BID)

Amazon spread its reach further into the retail industry on Friday when it announced its jaw-dropping acquisition of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. The market's i...

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How Blue Apron compares to other subscription services, in one graph

Nikhil Basu Trivedi is a principal at Shasta Ventures. He has no financial stake in Blue Apron, but invests in other consumer businesses as disclosed in this article. His post...

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16 photos that show the evolution of American gay pride celebrations over four decades

American cities and towns — big and small — are celebrating Pride month, which is meant to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Since then...

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This Confederate 'death trap' sub sparked modern-day advances - CNET

From CNET Magazine: The H.L. Hunley was the first sub to sink an enemy ship. It was also a playbook on how not to design a submarine...

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What it's like to work as a 'budtender' in the legal marijuana industry

Coffee shops have baristas. Bars have bartenders. And marijuana retailers have "budtenders." An estimated 30,000 Americans work in legal marijuana di...

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How animals have changed since humans started breeding them

Humans have a long history of breeding animals for food. The animals, however, may not look the same now as when they were first domesticated. Photo courtesy of Kersti Nebelsi...

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Big discounts on the Samsung Galaxy S8, Steam summer sale, and more tech deals

This week we already mentioned several big sales, including another T-Mobile BOGO deal for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Steam’s annual summer sale on popular (and sometim...

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A game that isn't even out yet has already racked up $100 million in revenue

In 2000, a bizarre and controversial film called "Battle Royale" was released. In the film, dozens of Japanese high-school students are placed on an...

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Phoronix Announces '2017 Linux Laptop Survey'

Phoronix is hosting a 2017 Linux Laptop Survey. From their site: While Linux laptop compatibility is much better than where it was years ago, it's still not too...

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Chai Wallahs of India

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Inventory management in MongoDB: A design philosophy I find baffling

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DocuColor Tracking Dot Decoding Guide

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8 definitive rules for texting someone you want to date

In Aziz Ansari's book, "Modern Romance," he and sociologist Eric Klinenberg explore dating in the digital age. Here is some of their adv...

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Game of Life in Scratch

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Hackers and governments can see you through your phone’s camera — here’s how to protect yourself

Most people know that computers can have malware, but did you know your cell phone is also vulnerable? Kevin Mitnick, notorious hacker and author of the book "The...

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The tragedy of FireWire: Collaborative tech torpedoed by corporations

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How FireWire came to market and ultimately fell out of favor

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Uber and Tesla are showing ominous signs that the era of auto disruption may be about to come to an abrupt end (TSLA)

•Uber's CEO departed and Tesla's head of Autopilot left in the same week. •The leading disruptors of the auto indus...

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Working yourself to death isn't worth it, and Silicon Valley is starting to realize that

Silicon Valley has an overworking problem. And in many cases, it sees that problem as an asset, not a liability. This isn’t a new trend. It&rsquo...

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Even the cinematographer filming 'Westworld' didn't know the secrets of the show

"Westworld" isn't known for its subtly. The HBO series is filled with detailed sets from the Old West amusement park, and the sleek, mod...

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How to supercharge your iPhone in 5 minutes

Starting with the iPhone 6, Apple made it possible to charge it from 0 to 100% almost twice as fast. Here's how you can do it.  PLEASE NOTE: Your...

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The 10 best low-cost airlines in the world

This week, leading consumer aviation rating agency Skytrax, named AirAsia the best low-cost airline in the world for the ninth consecutive ye...

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The People GoFundMe Leaves Behind

citadrianne shares a report from The Outline: President Donald Trump's proposed budget seeks to slash $54 billion from social services including programs like Med...

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Sorry iPhone, you’re not the only great dual-camera phone - CNET

The iPhone 7 Plus has Portrait Mode, but so does the OnePlus 5...

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Our favorite summer blockbusters of all time - CNET

Each week we take a poll around the office to see what makes our colleagues tick. This week we asked which are the best summer blockbusters ever and why...

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14 Pinterest features only power users know about

Pinterest is one of the most popular social networks in the world, with 175 million monthly active users and legions of diehard fans pinning their favorite outfits, recipes,...

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An ode to my $7 HTC pack-in headphones

Headphones are an interesting slice of the technology market, where companies build products that are as much gadget as they are art. Design, style, and personal taste i...

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'Prisoners of Gravity': Hey, TV Sci-Fi Can Have Ideas After All

On this week's episode of the 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast the creators of the science fiction show look back on it...

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Ask HN: As an EU citizen how can I put my money into innovative tech?

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Martin Sorrell: People feel 'ripped off' by the Cannes Lions, the ad conference where a chicken sandwich costs €32

CANNES, France — The Cannes Lions Festival is advertising's glittering moment in the sun, the industry's equivalen...

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Lyft is quietly going after Uber's biggest weakness

Lyft has been trying to position itself as a socially-conscious, ride-sharing solution long before Uber was rocked by a string of scandals that ultimately culminated in CEO Tr...

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Elon Musk loves video games — here are his favorites

Elon Musk may be the CEO of two different companies, but he still makes time to game. As the head of Tesla Motors, Musk is leading the rebirth of all-electric vehicles. At&...

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Where this 12-time Olympic medalist keeps her medals

Although Olympic medals are not made out of the pure, precious metals, they are extremely valuable. That is why we wonder how athletes keep them safe. Dara Torres,&amp...

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Where this 12-time Olympic medalist stores all of her medals

Although Olympic medals are not made out of the pure, precious metals, they are extremely valuable. That is why we wonder how athletes keep them safe. Dara Torres,&amp...

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You might have free Amazon credits waiting for you thanks to Apple — and they expire today (AAPL, AMZN)

Because of a lawsuit over e-book prices that was settled years ago, you may have credits that can be applied to purchases on Amazon waiting in your Amazon acc...

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Goldman Sachs' new online lending business has already hit a $1 billion milestone (GS)

Goldman Sachs launched Marcus, an online lending business for customers seeking loans of $30,000 or less, in October 2016. It was a departure from what Goldman Sachs is best k...

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This Confederate submarine's flaws inspired modern-day advances - CNET

From CNET Magazine: The H.L. Hunley was the first sub to sink an enemy ship. It was also a death trap that showed how not to design a submarine...

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Uber's bad year: The stunning string of blows that upended the world's most valuable startup

Uber was already off to a bad start in 2017. But now, just halfway through the year, the $69 billion ride-hailing company has lost its CEO and numerous other...

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Why Grenfell Tower Burned: Regulators Put Cost Before Safety

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Cannabis World Congress lights up New York - CNET

Just how much tech does it take to get to the center of the emerging marijuana market? We found out at the fourth annual Cannabis World Congress in New York City...

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Obama Failed to Punish Russian Hacking, and Other Security News This Week

Every Saturday we round up the biggest cybersecurity news of the week...

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Honda's Self-Driving Approach Starts With the Acura NSX Supercar

The NSX relies on the kind of innovation that will help Honda cruise into the self-driving future...

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Space Photos of the Week: Galaxy Is a Big, Dusty Star Machine

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Cjdns v20 released with new routing search protocol

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Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked

A portion of Microsoft’s Windows 10 source code has leaked online this week. Files related to Microsoft’s USB, storage, and Wi-Fi drivers in Windows 10 were posted t...

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Sci-Hub Ordered To Pay $15 Million In Piracy Damages

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Two years ago, academic publisher Elsevier filed a complaint (PDF) against Sci-Hub and several related "pir...

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The Strength of Us Versus Them

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London's Tube is raising the temperature of the earth around it

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Twitter support is useless and I'm making a moment to try to reach them

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Cooling the tube – Engineering heat out of the Underground

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London's Tube is literally raising the temperature around it

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Cooling the tube – Engineering heat out of the London Underground

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Here are all the gadgets Amazon is launching in 2017 (AMZN)

2007 was a major milestone for Amazon. It was the year the Seattle-based company brought out the first Kindle e-reader. Before then, Amazon was little more than an ambitious a...

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FCC hits robocaller with agency's largest-ever fine of $120M

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Fintech LendInvest's growth slows due to 'challenging' property market and investment

LONDON — Online mortgage marketplace LendInvest saw revenue growth slow and profits dive last year as it invested for growth and dealt with "cha...

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Engineer? Come build search tech at Swiftype

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FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For 'Space Internet'

OneWeb has been granted approval from the FCC to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement: "Humans ha...

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Google DeepMind is giving the NHS free access to its patient monitoring app (GOOG)

The financial terms of Google DeepMind's partnership with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation have been disclosed for the first time. Google's artif...

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The secret lives of young IS fighters

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Show HN: Deploy dathttpd on now.sh

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TensorFlow-World: Simple and ready-to-use tutorials for TensorFlow

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The Master's Voice: What we know of Bach, and may never comprehend

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Uber board directors saw key documents on an acquisition as part of Alphabet lawsuit

Uber has said Alphabet trade secrets were never transferred to its servers. A new court filing details which individuals have viewed a key document that Alphabet argues...

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'Looking for Leia' film shines light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET

Annelise Ophelian talks about her crowdfunded documentary, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away...

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Obama Authorized a Secret Cyber Operation Against Russia, Says Report

Jessica Conditt reports via Engadget: President Barack Obama learned of Russia's attempts to hack U.S. election systems in early August 2016, and as intelligence...

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Quartzy (YC S11) Is Hiring Product Marketing Leader

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Does US have right to data on overseas servers?

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Does US have right to data on overseas servers? We’re about to find out

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Shakespeare’s Politics

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Voice and the uncanny valley of AI

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32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online

According to an exclusive report via The Register, "a massive trove of Microsoft's internal Windows operating system builds and chunks of its core so...

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SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Second Reused Rocket

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SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands Second Reused Rocket

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