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Daily Archives: February 2nd, 2015

House Transportation Committee narrowly advances HB 1180 — after watering it down

Excerpt: This after­noon, the House Trans­porta­tion Com­mit­tee report­ed out House Bill 1180, one of NPI’s pri­or­i­ty bills for this leg­isla­tive ses­sion, with a “do pass” rec­om­men­da­tion… but not before adopt­ing a Repub­li­can-backed amend­ment that sub­stan­tial­ly watered down the bill for no good rea­son. In its now-amend­ed form, HB 1180 would grant new rev­enue author­i­ty to Sound […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Raspberry Pi Foundation unveils new Pi that’s six times faster, will support Windows 10

Excerpt: Three years to the month after launch­ing the first Rasp­ber­ry Pi micro­com­put­er, the Rasp­ber­ry Pi Foun­da­tion has unveiled a new Pi that uses a more mod­ern proces­sor and has twice as much mem­o­ry onboard. The Rasp­ber­ry Pi 2, as it’s being called, will sell for $35, just like its pre­de­ces­sors (the first gen­er­a­tion Mod­el A […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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