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Legendary US road safety campaigner Ralph Nader slams Tesla's autonomous tech

Legendary US road safety campaigner Ralph Nader slams Tesla’s autonomous tech

The man who killed a top-selling car in the US in the 1960s over its crash-prone unstable handling has described Tesla’s autonomous technology as “dangerous and irresponsible”. 0 View 4 images Ralph Nader, one of the world’s original road safety campaigners — and the man responsible for killing the Chevrolet Corvair in 1969 after highlighting …

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Atlassian CLOUD-6999 Jira ticket immortalized on a redbubble t-shirt

Atlassian customers promised custom domains in 2023 • The Register

On July 8, 2011, Atlassian Cloud posted a Jira ticket titled “Allow custom domains for Cloud apps”. 2011 is not a typo. And as of today, more than eleven years later, the ticket – now known as “CLOUD-6999” to reference its URL – is still open. But The Register has learned relief is coming. Atlassian …

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Google employees express concern about lay-offs

Google employees express concern about lay-offs

Google executives are telling their employees to shape up or ship out, warning that lay-offs are coming if results don’t meet expectations. Employees who work in the Google Cloud sales department said that senior leadership told them that there will be an “overall examination of sales productivity and productivity in general.” If third quarter results …

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Indian students come to Australia for work, not education

Indian students come to Australia for work, not education

A new survey of education agents by education company Navitas found that the top five factors influencing student choice of study destination globally are: cost of study, quality of education, access to post-study work rights, opportunities to work while studying, and opportunities for permanent migration. However, for students from South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, they …

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Nevada homebuyer gets 86 homes for price of one due to copy-past error

Nevada homebuyer gets 86 homes for price of one due to copy-past error

A tiny mishap that has caused a lot of paperwork has landed a homebuyer with a small city’s worth of homes purchased for the price of one. Thanks to four mistaken keystrokes, the new owner of a single-family home received an additional 84 house lots, plus two common spaces for a total of 86 properties, …

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Air New Zealand's reduced flight schedule takes the wind out of flying for travelers

Air New Zealand’s reduced flight schedule takes the wind out of flying for travelers

People booked with Air New Zealand over coming months are crossing their fingers they won’t be among the thousands who will have their flights dropped as the airline deals with staff shortages. The company said 100,000 customers would be affected by the reduced schedule, which was done so more staff could be on standby to …

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ASX: ANZ ANZ boss Shayne Elliott hoses down fears of a recession

ASX: ANZ ANZ boss Shayne Elliott hoses down fears of a recession

The banks have passed on all the RBA’s rate rises since the central bank started tightening monetary policy in May. Despite the positive outlook about Australia’s ability to withstand rocky economic conditions, Elliott said he sometimes worried Australia’s “lucky country” mentality risked complacency or a lack of reform. “I worry that in Australia … I …

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Domino's pulls out of Italy after admitting failure in attempt to win over locals

Domino’s pulls out of Italy after admitting failure in attempt to win over locals

It was a cheeky bid to grab a slice of the action in the home of pizza. But US chain Domino’s has admitted failure in its attempt to conquer Italy and has said a hasty arrivederci. After spending seven years trying to persuade Romans and Neapolitans that popular American pizza toppings – such as pineapple …

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