2018 Year in Review: Top Stories in Tech

The list below is the top 20 most upvoted stories from Hacker News in 2018.

  1. Stephen Hawking has died — Mar 14, 2018
  2. SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy successfully launches — Feb 06, 2018
  3. Paul Allen has died — Oct 15, 2018
  4. Microsoft Is Said to Have Agreed to Acquire GitHub — Jun 03, 2018
  5. IBM acquires Red Hat — Oct 28, 2018
  6. Linus Torvalds apologizes for his behavior, takes time off — Sep 16, 2018
  7. The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate Amazon and Apple — Oct 04, 2018
  8. Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street — Mar 19, 2018
  9. Chrome 69 will keep Google Cookies when you tell it to delete all cookies — Sep 25, 2018
  10. Why I’m done with Chrome — Sep 23, 2018
  11. Apple open-sources FoundationDB — Apr 19, 2018
  12. Conversations with a six-year-old on functional programming — May 07, 2018
  13. “I’m basically giving myself a permanent vacation from being BDFL” — Jul 12, 2018
  14. Machine Learning Crash Course — Mar 01, 2018
  15. Google Duplex: An AI System for Accomplishing Real World Tasks Over the Phone — May 08, 2018
  16. 1.1.1.1: Fast, privacy-first consumer DNS service — Apr 01, 2018
  17. Linus Torvalds: “Somebody is pushing complete garbage for unclear reasons.” — Jan 22, 2018
  18. EU copyright law proposal rejected — Jul 05, 2018
  19. Google Tried to Patent My Work After a Job Interview — Nov 30, 2018
  20. Farewell, Google Maps — Jul 19, 2018

You can find all 2018 stories and the links to the Hacker News discussions here: woid.io/hn/2018/

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