Virgin Media tests 8Gb/s broadband in Cambridgeshire trial.

Virgin Media is testing in Cambridgeshire, UK, an 8Gb/s cable service to a small subset of subscribers. (Currently, the trial supports eight households, but can  extend to 50 over time). Virgin Media uses the village of Papworth to support trails of new delivery methods. In 2014, Papworth hosted the 1Gb/s Virgin Media trial (Superfast broadband…

Raspberry Foundation updates Pi Compute Module with 3+

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched an updated version of their Compute Module, moving the CM3 to the CM3+ standard. Their blog announced the new upgraded versions (Compute Module 3+ on sale now from $25) The SO-DIMM sized Compute Module provides a processor, storage and memory on the card. The Compute Module gets I/O via…