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February 2, 2015, 10:10 AM

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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
Kevin Dallas / Building Apps for Windows:
Windows 10 coming to Raspberry Pi 2, developers can use it for free  —  Windows 10 Coming to Raspberry Pi 2  —  This blog was written by Kevin Dallas, General Manager, Windows IoT Group.  —  Today the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the retail availability of their new board, the Raspberry Pi 2.
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 …
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: blog.chron.comTweets: @jenbrea
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:
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Chat App Line Moves Towards Selling And Delivering Groceries In Southeast Asia  —  A month after introducing its own Uber-like service in Tokyo, Line — the Japanese messaging service known for its zany cartoon stickers — is taking a first step towards grocery sales and delivery in Southeast Asia …
More: Reuters and Ubergizmo

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