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February 2, 2015, 1:45 PM

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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.
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
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Pebble has now sold over 1 million smartwatches; new hardware and software are planned for this year  —  New hardware and software are planned for this year  —  While Google and Apple have been getting the lion's share of attention for smartwatches lately, indie darling Pebble …
Cordell Eddings / Bloomberg Business:
Apple Plans $5 Billion Bond Sale; Fourth Since 2013  —  Don't Miss Out — … (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. is planning to sell $5 billion of bonds in the iPhone maker's fourth multi-billion dollar debt offering in the past two years as it preserves its overseas cash hoard, according a person with knowledge of the matter.
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 …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are paying to get around AdBlock  —  Some of the web's biggest companies have been paying to get around AdBlock Plus, according to a new report from the Financial Times.  Microsoft's Bing search ads and Taboola's “recommended links” box are among the ads …
Jens Hack / Reuters:
Intel buys former Infineon ‘Internet of Things’ chip unit Lantiq  —  (Reuters) - Intel has agreed to buy German network chipmaker Lantiq for an undisclosed amount to expand its range of chips used in Internet-connected gadgets, the companies said on Monday.  —  The former Infineon unit …
Martin Anderson / The Stack:
U.S. Army releases forensics framework on Github  —  A research branch of the United States army has released a version on Github of an internal forensics framework which has been in use in the military for five years.  —  Dshell is an open-source Linux-based Python tool to aid forensic analysts …

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