Google acquires Cornerstone Technology for mainframe migration

The Dutch Company, founded in 1989, helps companies migrate mainframe data through a highly-automated process, and it helps them convert languages and databases to prepare applications for modern environments. 
“As the industry increasingly builds applications as a set of services, many customers want to break their mainframe monolith programs into either Java monoliths or Java microservices,” Google’s Howard Weale wrote in a blog post. “This approach to application modernization is at the heart of the Cornerstone toolset. Through the use of automated processes, Cornerstone’s tools can break down your Cobol, PL/1, or Assembler programs into services and then make them cloud native, such as within a managed, containerized environment.”

Three 6 Mafia Rapper Lord Infamous Passes Away At 40

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According to Eben Gregory, there is super sad news in the Hip Hop world today. Three 6 Mafia‘s group member Ricky “Lord Infamous” Dunigan has reportedly passed away. He was only 40-years-old. Dove Clark, the publicist for the group, reportedly gave a statement saying,

“He did pass away at his mothers house last night in Memphis. The cause of death is unknown. We’re actually trying to figure out how he died and that is all the information we currently have.”

Lord Infamous and Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul, Gangsta Boo, Crunchy Black, and Koopsta Knicca recently formed a new collective called “Da Mafia Six” and just released a mixtape in November.

Gangsta Boo also confirmed the death on her Twitter account saying,

 “Rest in Peace Lord Infamous please respect the family and dear friends during this tragedy.”