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June 24, 2019, 3:45 AM

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Eben Upton / Raspberry Pi:
Raspberry 4 launches with faster CPU, GPU, dual 4K monitor support, up to 4GB RAM, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 5.0, with 1GB model for $35  —  We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35.  This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching almost every element of the platform.
Samira Sadeque / The Daily Dot:
Ravelry, a social networking site for knitting with ~829K MAUs, bans all posts supportive of the Trump administration, which it claims supports white supremacy  —  Ravelry, the leading social networking website for knitting activities, banned posts that are supportive of President Donald Trump and his administration.
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
A look at some egregious cases of counterfeit books sold on Amazon; this year Amazon began listing sales of counterfeit goods as a material risk in SEC filings  —  SPERRYVILLE, Va. — “The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy” is a medical handbook that recommends the right amount …
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: US Cyber Command launched an offensive cyber strike on Thursday that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches  —  President Trump approved an offensive cyber-strike that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches …
Quartz:
US Bureau of Labor Statistics: the number of self-reported full-time taxi drivers, including drivers for Uber and Lyft, nearly tripled in the past ten years  —  Uber and Lyft radically changed the landscape for the taxi industry, and in cities like New York contributed to the collapse …
Sam Dean / Los Angeles Times:
Privacy experts worry about how Amazon and Walmart will store and use videos captured by cameras worn by delivery associates during in-home deliveries  —  The war for the e-commerce shopper is fought on the battlefield of convenience.  One-click ordering, same-day delivery …

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The ultimate guide to team messaging for developers  —  Modern collaboration platforms make dev teams more efficient, but only if you use them well.  Learn how with our guide to developer messaging.

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