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February 2, 2015, 12:50 AM

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Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Hashtags featured in 50% of Super Bowl ads; 4 Facebook mentions, 3 Twitter, 1 Snapchat  —  Super Bowl Commercials With Hashtags Slipped To 50% In 2015  —  Facebook is the most mentioned social network with four; Snapchat makes its debut.  —  Fifty percent of 2015 Super Bowl ads carried hashtags …
Lester Haines / The Register:
Raspberry Pi 2 is 6x faster than its predecessor, features a quad-core SoC with 1GB of RAM, available today for $35  —  Turbocharged Raspberry Pi 2 unleashed: Global geekgasm likely  —  El Reg lays claws on surprise new quad core chipped fruity minicomputer
More: Slashdot
Andy Baio / Medium:
As Google leaves archival projects in limbo, the Internet Archive steps in to preserve digital history  —  As Google abandons its past, Internet archivists step in to save our collective memory  —  Google wrote its mission statement in 1999, a year after launch, setting the course for the company's next decade:
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
The Pirate Bay is now back online after December 9th raid by Swedish police  —  The Pirate Bay Is Back Online!  —  Early December The Pirate Bay was raided at the Nacka station, a nuclear-proof data center built into a mountain complex near Stockholm.  —  After being down for two weeks …
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Newsweek's cover sexualizes and degrades women in tech, perpetuating the problems its article denounces  —  What (Some) Silicon Valley Women Think Of Newsweek  —  I have thoughts on this Newsweek article.  —  Tech has some issues.  You read trade pub stories about sexual harassment and assault allegations so often its absurd.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Sundance hit Tangerine was shot with an iPhone 5s, an $8 app, special lenses, and a Steadicam  —  How one of the best films at Sundance was shot using an iPhone 5S  —  Tangerine, a breakout hit from this year's Sundance Film Festival, is full of surprises.
More: Cult of Mac and Apple GazetteTweets: @jenbrea
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Just 5.6% of senior partners and 10% of investment professionals at 191 US VC firms are women  —  Women are not making progress in male-dominated VC world, data shows  —  One year ago, Fortune published research showing that just 4.2% of decision-makers at venture capital firms were female.
More: TechCrunch and bizjournalsTweets: @danprimack
Mic Wright / The Next Web:
Luna's smart mattress cover monitors your sleep and adjusts your Nest thermostat  —  If you're not satisfied with a standard sleep tracking app, Luna's smart mattress cover could be just what you've been waiting for.  The smart cover monitors your sleep, controls your bed's temperature …

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