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March 27, 2023, 4:20 PM

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Daniel Taub / Bloomberg:
First Citizens agrees to acquire Silicon Valley Bank's commercial banking business from the FDIC, including all deposits and loans, at a $16.5B discount  —  First Citizens BancShares Inc. agreed to buy Silicon Valley Bank which was seized by regulators following a run on the lender.
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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft says Teams has 280M MAUs, up from 270M MAUs in January 2022, and the rebuilt Teams rolling out to Windows' Public Preview program is twice as fast  —  Teams, Microsoft's Slack rival, has always had a bit of a reputation for being slow and resource-hungry.
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Nvidia CTO Michael Kagan says crypto does not “bring anything useful for society” and other processing power uses like AI are more worthwhile than mining crypto  —  Tech chief says the development of chatbots is a more worthwhile use of processing power than crypto mining
Emma Roth / The Verge:
Zoom partners with OpenAI to expand its Zoom IQ assistant with features to generate whiteboards from text prompts, recap meetings, summarize threads, and more  —  Zoom has become the latest productivity app to expand its use of artificial intelligence.  In a blog post published on Monday …
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Richard Milne / Financial Times:
Ammo maker Nammo says its growth is limited by a TikTok data center using all the spare electricity, as energy demand across industries grows in the Nordics  —  Norwegian group Nammo blames ‘storage of cat videos’ for threatening its growth as data centre corners spare electricity
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple debuts iOS 16.4 with 21 new emoji, Safari push notifications for web apps on the Home Screen, Voice Isolation for calls, Crash Detection tweaks, and more  —  Apple today released iOS 16.4, the fourth major update to the iOS 16 operating system that initially came out last September. iOS 16.4 comes …
New York Times:
Filing: some Twitter source code was leaked by user “FreeSpeechEnthusiast” on GitHub, which removed the code to comply with Twitter's DMCA notice on March 24  —  The leak adds to the challenges facing the Elon Musk-owned company, which is trying to unmask the person responsible and any other people who downloaded the code.

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