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  • IBM has quietly announced its first-ever cloudy mainframes will go live on June 30…Z mainframe platform on the IBM Cloud, by offering virtual machines running z/OS as-a-service.
  • The Next ‘iPhone Moment’ Will Eventually Arrive. Hurry Up Already
  • Mercedes-Benz runs on 900 Kubernetes clusters
  • The 30-year-old comic book that became a Silicon Valley bible (FT)
  • Meta has reduced its target for hiring engineers in 2022 to around 6,000-7,000, down from an initial plan to hire about 10,000 new engineers, Zuckerberg said.
  • The dollar’s share of total allocated reserves was 59% in the first quarter of 2022
  • New algorithm can predict future crime a week in advance, with 90% accuracy, and within a range of about 1000 feet.
  • “…We Asked GPT-3 to Write an Academic Paper about Itself—Then We Tried to Get It Published…”
  • A group of MIT researchers is exploring a radical idea for reversing global warming: using a raft of “space bubbles” to reflect sunlight away from our planet.
  • Venture capital’s reckoning
  • Steve Jobs awarded posthumous Medal of Freedom by President Biden
  • Klarna in Talks to Raise Fresh Cash at Slashed $6.5 Billion Valuation…The deal would be a huge comedown for the company, which investors valued at $45.6 billion in 2021 (WSJ)
  • Microsoft Cloud Computing System Suffering From Global Shortage…Due to a confluence of crises, the second-largest cloud provider has been operating in the yellow zone, meaning its data centers have a less-than-normal level of servers available. (WSJ)