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New report urges Austin Energy to ‘revisit’ rate increase proposal, warns of affordability problems

New report urges Austin Energy to ‘revisit’ rate increase proposal, warns of affordability problems

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As Austinites power through the final weeks of the summer temperatures, there’s a heated battle taking place over Austin Energy’s proposal to increase and restructure the way it bills customers. After months of back-and-forth over the proposal, an Impartial Hearing Examiner released its final recommendations on Friday — marking the latest update …

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Ralph Nader urges regulators to recall Tesla’s "manslaughtering" Full Self-Driving vehicles

Ralph Nader urges regulators to recall Tesla’s “manslaughtering” Full Self-Driving vehicles

Ralph Nader, a former presidential candidate and nationally recognized consumer protection advocate, called on federal regulators to recall Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) driver-assist feature, calling its deployment “one of the most dangerous and irresponsible actions by a car company in decades.” Nader, who first came to prominence with the 1965 publication of the bestselling book …

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ERCOT urges Texans to conserve power Monday due to heat and demand

ERCOT urges Texans to conserve power Monday due to heat and demand

AUSTIN, Texas (KBTX) -As most parts are Texas see record-setting temperatures amid a heatwave, ERCOT is asking Texans to conserve power. ERCOT is asking Texans and Texas businesses to voluntarily conserve electricity, Monday, July 11 between 2-8 p.m. ERCOT also issued a Watch for a projected reserve capacity shortage from 2-8 p.m. At this time, …

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Open source body quits GitHub, urges you to do the same

Open source body quits GitHub, urges you to do the same

The Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC), a non-profit focused on free and open source software (FOSS), said it has stopped using Microsoft’s GitHub for project hosting – and is urging other software developers to do the same. In a blog post on Thursday, Denver Gingerich, SFC FOSS license compliance engineer, and Bradley M. Kuhn, SFC policy …

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Banking body urges decisive wave of global rate hikes to stem inflation

Banking body urges decisive wave of global rate hikes to stem inflation

Plastic letters arranged to read “Inflation” are placed on U.S. Dollar banknote in this illustration taken, June 12, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – The world’s central bank umbrella body, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), has called for interest rates to be raised …

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Bitcoin whale Michael Saylor urges governments to step in and regulate crypto’s ‘parade of horribles’

Bitcoin whale Michael Saylor urges governments to step in and regulate crypto’s ‘parade of horribles’

The world’s largest public holder of Bitcoin called on regulators to finally tackle a laundry list of risky, immature crypto industry practices, or “parade of horribles”, that are unfairly weighing on the price of its asset. Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor argues the over 19,000 cryptocurrencies and digital tokens in circulation must be viewed as “unregistered …

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Coinbase CEO urges unhappy workers to quit, slams ‘dumb’ petition

Coinbase CEO urges unhappy workers to quit, slams ‘dumb’ petition

Coinbase boss Brian Armstrong is urging disgruntled employees to quit the company after an anonymous online petition called for several key executives at the embattled cryptocurrency firm to be removed from their posts. Armstrong unleashed a tweetstorm in response to a viral petition dubbed “Operation Revive COIN.” The petition, purportedly written by Coinbase employees, called for …

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