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When Online Content Disappears: 38% of webpages that existed in 2013 are no longer accessible

Less than 1 percent of the 204 publishers had put the majority of their content into multiple archives.... Fewer than 10 percent had put more than half their content in at least two archives. And a full third seemed to be doing no organized archiving at all. Public archives already exist, for example the well-established Sci-Hub, and the more recent Anna’s Archive, which currently claims to hold around 100,000,000 papers. But due to the lack of a clear legal framework for e-lending these public libraries are struggling to fulfil their public service mission. The Coolescence DSpace repository is gone. HindustanTimes reported that no new articles will be retrieved by Sci-Hub.

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Project Silica is developing the first-ever storage technology designed and built from the ground up for the cloud, using femtosecond lasers to store data.

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Microsoft Lays Off 1,500 Workers, Blames "AI Wave"

Off the back of a strong third quarter, Microsoft is reportedly laying off somewhere between 1,000 and 1,500 workers across its Azure cloud and mixed reality departments. And in a leaked memo as tone-deaf as it is bland, an executive at the company proclaimed that their peons' sacrifices are not in vain, for they are being done on the altar of the almighty "AI wave."