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HackerNews most popular stories from Jul 26, 2020 to Aug 02, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] Del.icio.us

http://del.icio.us/


[1] Apple does not keep the 30% commission on a refund

https://twitter.com/twolivesleft/status/1288625617873694721


[2] When a customer refunds your paid app, Apple doesn’t refund the 30% cut

https://twitter.com/twolivesleft/status/1288344977169235968


[3] Universal Basic Income is Capitalism 2.0

https://timjrobinson.com/universal-basic-income-is-capitalism-2-0/


[4] Nvidia is reportedly in ‘advanced talks’ to buy ARM for more than $32B

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-31/nvidia-said-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-softbank-s-chip-company-arm


[5] New ‘Meow’ attack has deleted almost 4k unsecured databases

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-meow-attack-has-deleted-almost-4-000-unsecured-databases/


[6] Historical programming-language groups disappearing from Google

https://lwn.net/Articles/827233/


[7] Unbricking a $2k bike with a $10 Raspberry Pi

https://ptx2.net/posts/unbricking-a-bike-with-a-raspberry-pi/


[8] ITER: World’s largest nuclear fusion project begins assembly

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53573294


[9] 1991 Macintosh Quadra with Mac OS 8.1 as an Electron App

https://github.com/felixrieseberg/macintosh.js


[10] One hour of slow breathing changed my life

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/jul/26/every-breath-you-take-the-lost-art-of-breathing


[11] Australia to make Facebook, Google pay for news

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-media-regulator/australia-to-make-facebook-google-pay-for-news-in-world-first-idUSKCN24V3UP


[12] RBS, Ruby’s new type signature language

https://developer.squareup.com/blog/the-state-of-ruby-3-typing


[13] Intel ousts its chief engineer, shakes up technical group after delays

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-intel-reorganization/intel-ousts-its-chief-engineer-shakes-up-technical-group-after-delays-idUSKCN24S2O6


[14] You Want to See My Data? I Thought We Were Friends

http://nautil.us/blog/you-want-to-see-my-data-i-thought-we-were-friends


[15] GitHub Public Roadmap

https://github.com/github/roadmap


[16] Google Drive – How do I stop others from sharing files with me?

https://support.google.com/drive/thread/3708017?hl=en


[17] Headphones are collecting too much personal data (2019)

https://www.soundguys.com/headphones-are-collecting-too-much-personal-data-21524/


[18] Monitoring demystified: A guide for logging, tracing, metrics

https://techbeacon.com/enterprise-it/monitoring-demystified-guide-logging-tracing-metrics


[19] Show HN: Neural text to speech with dozens of celebrity voices

http://vocodes.com


[20] Facebook has blocked Dreamwidth

https://andrewducker.dreamwidth.org/3861716.html


[21] Amazon gets priority while mail gets delayed, say US letter carriers

https://www.pressherald.com/2020/07/21/first-class-and-priority-mail-delayed-in-favor-of-amazon-parcels-according-to-portland-letter-carriers/


[22] Google Earth Timelapse

https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/


[23] Migrating Dropbox from Nginx to Envoy

https://dropbox.tech/infrastructure/how-we-migrated-dropbox-from-nginx-to-envoy


[24] Hiring Without Whiteboards

https://github.com/poteto/hiring-without-whiteboards


[25] The Haskell Elephant in the Room

https://www.stephendiehl.com/posts/crypto.html


[26] Spotify CEO: musicians can no longer release music only “once every 3-4 years”

https://www.thefader.com/2020/07/30/spotify-ceo-daniel-ek-says-working-musicians-can-no-longer-release-music-only-once-every-three-to-four-years


[27] Zoom Security Exploit: Cracking private meeting passwords

https://www.tomanthony.co.uk/blog/zoom-security-exploit-crack-private-meeting-passwords/


[28] Google to keep employees home until summer 2021

https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-to-keep-employees-home-until-summer-2021-amid-coronavirus-pandemic-11595854201


[29] ACCC alleges Google misled consumers about expanded use of personal data

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/accc-alleges-google-misled-consumers-about-expanded-use-of-personal-data


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