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#227 – May 04, 2023

CERN celebrates 30 years since releasing the web to the public domain

Software vendors and the EU weren’t interested, so giving it away became the best option.

Vice Media reportedly headed for bankruptcy

Vice, the global news publisher and TV company that was once valued at nearly $6bn, is reportedly close to filing for bankruptcy.

WordPress drops Twitter social sharing due to API price hike

Twitter continues to lose vital support from major companies.

IBM to pause hiring in plan to replace 7,800 jobs with AI

Hiring specifically in back-office functions such as human resources will be suspended or slowed, Krishna said, adding that 30% of non-customer-facing roles could be replaced by AI and automations in five years.

Bank failures – visualized

Only shows FDIC-reported bank failures; does not include investment banks and non-U.S. banks.


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