Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton on building a computer for industrial users

The Raspberry Pi foundation today announced the launch of its latest model – the Raspberry Pi 4. This pocket-sized computer isn’t an iterative improvement on previous devices, but rather a radical re-imagining that sees the company transcend its spiritual homeland, the education market. My colleague Ivan Mehta covered the announcement earlier today, but here’s the Cliff Notes: it comes with a more powerful quad-core Broadcom processor, which can power up to two 4K displays via its dual micro-HDMI ports. Buyers can also choose to configure the computer with up to 4GB of RAM, which should greatly improve performance. The Raspberry Pi… This story continues at The Next Web …read more… Read More

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Bitcoin price rises past $11,000 following Facebook’s Libra announcement

Bitcoin’s price continues to rally surpassing the $11,000 mark over the weekend for the first time in 15 months. At the time of writing, Bitcoin‘s price had decreased by approximately 1.15 percent, with each coin being worth $10,873.04, according to Coinmarketcap. Bitcoin’s rise in value comes after Facebook announced the launch of Libra its contentious ‘cryptocurrency.’ In fact, Google Trends data shows that interest in the cryptocurrency increased after the tech giant’s announcement. The world’s most famous cryptocurrency surpassed the $9,000 threshold for the first time in 2019 last week, amid rumours that the tech giant was getting ready to go public with its… This story continues at The Next… Read More

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Elon Musk tweeted an ‘Occupy Mars’ meme, but he was mocked because it featured a picture of the moon

Elon Musk mistook the moon for Mars in a tweet — and the internet is calling him out. The SpaceX CEO tweeted a picture of the moon with the caption “Occupy Mars” and other Twitter users were quick to correct him. Musk’s tweet came within hours of him saying that he is accelerating the development of Starship, a rocket that is designed to go to Mars. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The internet is mocking Elon Musk after he mixed up the moon and Mars. Musk tweeted out a photograph on Sunday with the caption “Occupy Mars” but Twitter users were quick to point out that the image… Read More

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