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This $9 computer is taking Kickstarter by storm

What Raspberry Pi? The Chip makes big promises and brings in big crowdfunding cash. Meanwhile, Google suspends Map Maker and some self-driving cars are getting into accidents.

What can you do with a $9 computer? Just about anything.

A new microcomputer called Chip is hot on crowd-funding site Kickstarter. It promises an easy way to learn how to program with a tiny board that packs Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and internal storage -- something you don't find in another popular microcomputer, Raspberry Pi .

Watch Update to learn more what the Chip can do, along with news on Google's Map Maker woes and reports on self-driving cars getting dinged up in California:

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This $9 computer is taking Kickstarter by storm