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Why Every eCommerce Business Should Look Into Instagram Shopping

Our interview with BigCommerce on the future of eCommerce + other Top Tips for success. – Hacker News

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Kaitai Struct – A new way to develop parsers for binary structures

Kaitai Struct is a formal language for binary format specification that can be compiled into parser code – Hacker News

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Neurotic Neurons

An interactive animation about neurons & anxiety. – Hacker News

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Canada seeks to end Uber’s tax advantage over taxi companies

The new national budget unveiled Wednesday by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government took aim at ride-sharing providers such as Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], looking to end a tax advantage they have over traditional taxi companies. – Hacker News

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Zika mosquito genome mapped – at last

‘Breakthrough’ technique used to piece together genome sequence of Zika vector, Aedes aegypti, 10 years after publication of draft sequence. – Hacker News

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Steve Jobs as a Service Doesn’t Exist. Stop Outsourcing Your Genius.

Steve Jobs as a Service doesn’t exist. As a founder, YOU have to be the Steve Jobs. You’re the only person properly incentivized to play that role. – Hacker News

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Qix-/better-exceptions

better-exceptions – Pretty and useful exceptions in Python, automatically. – Hacker News

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U.S. Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers’ privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) or Facebook Inc (FB.O). – Hacker News

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C1M

HashiCorp scheduled 1,000,000 Docker containers on 5,000 hosts in under 5 minutes with Nomad, our free and open source cluster scheduler. – Hacker News

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YC Winter 2017 – Company Stacks | Siftery

Explore what software and services are most popular within YC Winter 2017. Winter 2017 batch of companies in the Y Combinator investment portfolio. – Hacker News

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Twitter is being unbundled before our eyes

On Tuesday, Reddit announced it was introducing profile pages. The Reddit profile contains a list of the user’s posts in reverse-chronological order, and a follow button for subscribing to them…. – Hacker News

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Senate votes to let US ISPs sell Web browsing history to advertisers

ISP now stands for “invading subscriber privacy,” Democratic senator says. – Hacker News

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What Bots Can Do (that Websites and Apps can’t)

There’s a backlash against bots. The hype of 2016 is gone with Facebook Messenger’s move from chat to menus, Everlane rolling back to email… – Hacker News

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Show HN: Formbackend – you create the form, we collect the data

Your own form on your own website. No iframes or javascript needed. You control the form, we collect the data. Works great with Wordpress, Github pages or other static websites. – Hacker News

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Microsoft announces IP licensing program to power digital transformation in connected cars – Microsoft on the Issues

The automotive industry is undergoing a digital transformation. The technology in automobiles that’s connected to the internet and capable of receiving services from the cloud is ushering in a new wave of innovation. In fact, by some estimates, over the next three years, more than 90 percent of all cars will be connected. From amazing fuel savings, to predictive maintenance and safety features, to self-driving cars, we’re at a critical Read more » – Hacker News

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Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.2 M3 released

On behalf of the team, I am excited to announce the release of the third milestone of Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.2.
Note: A great way to start using this new release(s) is to follow the release matrix on the project page, which includes the download coordinates and the links to the reference guide.
Highlights of the 1.2 M3 release:
Companion Metadata Artifact
As part of the long awaited feature to improve access to app properties info for both shell and Dashboard, we are introducing a new optional artifact for both Stream and Task applications – we are calling it the “companion metadata artif – Hacker News

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Why dnssimple did not used Rails to build their new Ruby JSON API

After a few years of running our previous API in production, it no longer fit our domain management automation vision. This is the story of how we evolved the API to support our product vision. – Hacker News

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Uploading Images to Amazon S3

Uploading images to S3 using SDK, CLI and REST APIs – Hacker News

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The end of smartphone innovation

This autumn Apple will release a new iPhone design, and the fact that it
postponed a new design and kept the 6 design for three years instead of two
suggests it has something that will attract attention. However, it will
really still ‘just’ be another iPhone. Meanwhile, we have some indication – Hacker News

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From the California Sky, Measuring All That Snow

Using NASA data, we compared this year’s snowpack in the Sierra Nevada with that of 2015, when the state was in the grip of drought. – Hacker News

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Intent to Deprecate and Remove: Trust in Existing Symantec-Issued Certificates

Google Groups allows you to create and participate in online forums and email-based groups with a rich experience for community conversations. – Hacker News

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Live Updated Cryptocurrency Investment Tracking Spreadsheet – CoinFabrik Blog

This Google Spreadsheet can help you track your cryptocurrency investments. It gets the prices from an external API and keeps them updated. It supports the 15 most popular cryptocurrencies. It uses Poloniex and Cryptocompare APIs to retrieve latest currency’s rates: It uses a script based on FastFedora Project which can be optionally downloaded from GitHub. Instructions: Go … – Hacker News

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Meadowcottage/playcode-desktop

playcode-desktop – :keyboard: Desktop client for Playcode Online Javascript Editor – Hacker News

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TransparentCareer: Analyze Your Fair Pay and Explore Careers

TransparentCareer provides personalized compensation and culture data. See how you stack up to your peers. Plan your career. Land your dream job. – Hacker News

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How to Use Story Types

Clubhouse comes with three story types: features, bugs and chores. Using story types can tell you a lot about your projects and where they… – Hacker News

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Forget the File System: The Future of Scalable Cloud Storage Will Be Objects – The New Stack

Traditional approaches to enterprise-scale storage are falling short. Organizations are just amassing too much data to maintain traditional management approaches to storing all the stuff. A study commissioned by SUSE found that the most frustrating things about things about storage were, costs, performance, complexity and fragmentation, each cited as frustrating by over 70 percent of respondents. … – Hacker News

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