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Hacker News digest

Show me the best stories with a score of at least that are at least hours old and from the last days.

Limited to 50 stories (≈20 per day). More were found.

Coinbase from YC to DPO (blog.ycombinator.com) 833 Comments 39 hours 693+833=1526
US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine (www.bbc.co.uk) 1049 Comments 2 days 452+1049=1501
Time flies in Google Earth’s biggest update in years (blog.google) 357 Comments 16 hours 1028+357=1385
show Show HN: Lofi.cafe (lofi.cafe) 226 Comments 43 hours 1142+226=1368
Unusual Stock Trading by Whales in US Congress (unusualwhales.com) 446 Comments 15 hours 921+446=1367
Higher quality audio makes people sound smarter (tips.ariyh.com) 460 Comments 20 hours 806+460=1266
Yamauchi No.10 Family Office (y-n10.com) 255 Comments 2 days 914+255=1169
YouTube suspends account for linking to a PhD research on WPA2 vulnerability (www.reddit.com) 280 Comments 45 hours 780+280=1060
My startup failed, then I found out I was unemployable (davesullivan.is) 557 Comments 2 days 441+557=998
System76 Developing “Cosmic” Desktop Environment (blog.system76.com) 401 Comments 2 days 493+401=894
Deno 1.9 (deno.com) 223 Comments 2 days 663+223=886
SQLite the only database you will ever need in most cases (unixsheikh.com) 351 Comments 24 hours 506+351=857
A top-grossing scam on the App Store (twitter.com) 256 Comments 2 days 550+256=806
DuckDuckGo Extension to Block FLoC, Google’s New Tracking Method in Chrome (spreadprivacy.com) 224 Comments 24 hours 521+224=745
School custodian refuses to download app that monitors location, got her fired (www.cbc.ca) 282 Comments 2 days 447+282=729
Bitcoin is a ‘boon for surveillance’, says former CIA director (decrypt.co) 356 Comments 2 days 360+356=716
An RFC that adds support for Rust to the Linux kernel (lkml.org) 216 Comments 35 hours 481+216=697
Surface Laptop 4 (blogs.windows.com) 339 Comments 2 days 347+339=686
WhatsApp's new privacy policy is so bad it might be illegal (www.androidpolice.com) 213 Comments 2 days 466+213=679
The value of downvoting, or, how Hacker News gets it wrong (2009) (stackoverflow.blog) 428 Comments 36 hours 204+428=632
Bernie Madoff has died (www.bloomberg.com) 383 Comments 41 hours 237+383=620
Pass: The standard Unix password manager (www.passwordstore.org) 197 Comments 2 days 398+197=595
There’s Nothing to Do Except Gamble (nymag.com) 353 Comments 20 hours 239+353=592
Is WebAssembly magic performance pixie dust? (surma.dev) 246 Comments 2 days 336+246=582
Psilocybin 'promising' for depression (www.bbc.co.uk) 285 Comments 25 hours 281+285=566
$7.5B In Stolen Bitcoin from 2016 Bitfinex Hack has just been moved (twitter.com) 258 Comments 36 hours 301+258=559
The Vivaldi browser will not support Google’s FLoC (vivaldi.com) 194 Comments 2 days 349+194=543
1Password Secrets Automation (blog.1password.com) 173 Comments 2 days 368+173=541
Cohort IDs can be collected over time to create cross-site tracking IDs (github.com) 164 Comments 18 hours 369+164=533
Great Vowel Shift (en.wikipedia.org) 262 Comments 40 hours 252+262=514
Berlin rent cap overturned by Germany's top court (www.dw.com) 347 Comments 23 hours 156+347=503
TSMC sees chip shortage lasting into 2022 (www.reuters.com) 192 Comments 14 hours 310+192=502
The U.S. corn belt has lost a third of its topsoil (www.smithsonianmag.com) 219 Comments 12 hours 269+219=488
Products purchased at Apple Store in India cannot be refunded or exchanged (www.apple.com) 284 Comments 15 hours 199+284=483
Man fined for sharing a Facebook link ruled as defamation in Singapore (restofworld.org) 192 Comments 44 hours 282+192=474
Why Rust strings seem hard (www.brandons.me) 235 Comments 35 hours 237+235=472
NSFW Server Designation (support.discord.com) 240 Comments 2 days 231+240=471
Effort to disrupt exploitation of Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities (www.justice.gov) 133 Comments 2 days 332+133=465
Denmark to permanently cease using AstraZeneca vaccine (www.reuters.com) 298 Comments 44 hours 167+298=465
Terraform 0.15 General Availability (www.hashicorp.com) 220 Comments 36 hours 239+220=459
Update on beta testing payments in Signal (signal.org) 265 Comments 2 days 185+265=450
FCC finally starts tackling America's robocall scourge (www.theregister.com) 210 Comments 2 days 233+210=443
Natto.dev – A Canvas for JavaScript (natto.dev) 92 Comments 2 days 347+92=439
Space junk removal is not going smoothly (www.scientificamerican.com) 220 Comments 40 hours 214+220=434
Deep dive in CORS: History, how it works, and best practices (ieftimov.com) 57 Comments 2 days 376+57=433
self Twilio blocked our account and with it hundreds of our customers 139 Comments 28 hours 292+139=431
Brian Armstrong seeking cofounder on HN (2012) (news.ycombinator.com) 168 Comments 29 hours 263+168=431
Our plans for PeerTube v4 (joinpeertube.org) 146 Comments 41 hours 283+146=429
My simple GitHub project went viral (gourav.io) 104 Comments 46 hours 323+104=427
Logica, a novel open-source logic programming language (opensource.googleblog.com) 93 Comments 44 hours 334+93=427

Score explanation: [HN score] + [number of comments] = [total score]